Fog delays 3rd round at Torrey Pines

Fog delays 3rd round at Torrey Pines
January 26, 2013, 2:34 pm

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 18th hole of the north course at the Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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SAN DIEGO (AP) Tiger Woods is going to have to wait to pursue a seventh win at Torrey Pines.

Thick fog forced a long delay Saturday in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Players began the round after a three-hour delay, only for the fog to return five minutes after they started. No one finished more than one hole.

The delay meant the third round could not be completed, and officials were hopeful of being able to finish before dark Sunday.

Woods had a two-shot lead over Billy Horschel.

Mark Russell, the tour's vice president of competition, says it was critical to play at least some golf Saturday afternoon to have a chance to finish on time. He says if players can't see where they're aiming, they can't play.