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Rain, Rain, Go Away

Grass Clippings - The Open - ReutersIt's golf's premier event this weekend but after a couple of dry weeks, the weather is taking it's toll on the turf at St Andrews - The Home of Golf

Play was suspended at 06:46 today at the 144th Open Championship due to relentless rain and waterlogged golf greens.

Recognised the world over as the Home of Golf, St Andrews Links has borne witness to over 600 years of golfing history. That the game evolved and developed into its final form here has never been in question.

Golf has been played on the famous Links since as early as the 1400s, and it was here in 1764, when the 22 hole Old Course was reduced, that today's 18-hole round was established, becoming the standard for golf courses the world over.

One golf course has now become seven, and many of golf's most dramatic moments have occurred here. The Links has played host to the game's greats as well as those enthusiastic amateurs for whom the chance to play St Andrews' hallowed turf is a dream come true.

An army of Green Keepers, have been busy this morning using roller squeegees to push the laying water off the greens and tees.

Read more on The Daily Mail

See what the weather has in store for St Andrews this weekend

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