First Round of Derby Invitational Cancelled Due to Rain

Oct. 27, 2006

AUBURN, Ala. - A morning of steady rain Friday forced the cancellation of The Derby Invitational's first round. The tournament will begin Saturday and consist of only two rounds, both beginning with shotgun starts.

The 17-team field will tee off at 11 a.m. CT Saturday, and Sunday's final round is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. CT.

This is the fifth time in The Derby's history that a round has been cancelled to inclement weather. Rounds were rained out in 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1998.

When the tournament gets underway, live stats will be available at Post-round updates can be found at



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