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Leaders must wait as BMW Championship to go into extra day after heavy rain hits final round

Updated: Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 21:53 | Comments

Rain called ahalt to the final round of the BMW Championship in Illinois
Rain called ahalt to the final round of the BMW Championship in Illinois

The BMW Championship will have a Monday finish after torrential rain swept across Conway Farms Golf Club in Illinois on Sunday, forcing final-round play to be suspended. 

Four players managed to complete their final round - Rory McIlroy among them - when the siren sounded to usher the field back into the clubhouse.

Play did resume but was soon suspended again. 

Overnight leader Jim Furyk (-13) and second-placed Steve Stricker  (-12) were among the players yet to start their final rounds

McIlroy fired a second successive three-under-par 68 to finish at seven-over 291, having languished last after 36 holes.

That marked the end of McIlroy's 2013 PGA Tour campaign as he failed to qualify for the elite 30-man field for next week's Tour Championship in Atlanta, the final play-off event.

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