The round had earlier been delayed six hours because of strong winds.
On the course, Ignacio Garrido of Spain was the front-runner at 3-under through only six holes. Ireland's David Higgins, who had finished seven holes, was tied with Andrew Marshall of England (five holes) and Tom Whitehouse of England (four holes) at 2-under.
Officials noted that rain and heavy wind likely will hamper the field on each of the next three days.
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