Only three players dodge rain to finish play

August 9, 2002
NEWPORT, Wales -- Heavy rain and fog, later followed by lightning, has forced second-round play to be halted for the day midway through the afternoon in the Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

Morning rain and fog had delayed action by a total of three hours and 20 minutes before lightning caused the third stoppage of the day. Play was set to resume nearly three hours later, but another storm left most of the greens waterlogged and officials had no option but to call off play for the day.
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