LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Officials with the PGA Tour announced Sunday that the final round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, will be played without spectators on the course due to inclement weather related to tropical storm Henri.
According to a press release, the golf course received more than 6 inches of rain from Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon, leaving many cart paths and spectator walkways impassible. Another 1-2 inches of rain is also expected overnight and throughout Monday, including a possible afternoon thunderstorm.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
Officials said they determined that having the final round without spectators onsite “would be the safest path moving forward.”READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
Fans with tickets to The Northern Trust will be refunded via their method of purchase, the press release said, with refunds granted to the original purchaser only. Those who had transferred tickets or bought tickets through a secondary market will need to contact the original purchaser to get their refund.
Live coverage of the final will air on CBS Sports and Paramount+, the Golf Channel, CBSSports.com and PGATOUR.com. With the changing weather conditions, specific timing and and distribution platforms will be announced tomorrow.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
Final-round play begins at 7:30 a.m., with golfers competing in threesomes off the number 1 and 10 tees.