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Storm halts Singapore Open as Rory McIlroy's round cut short

World number one Rory McIlroy had just birdied his ninth and 10th holes to be level par for the tournament.

Rory McIlroy takes a drink to cool off during the first round of the Singapore Open.
Rory McIlroy takes a drink to cool off during the first round of the Singapore Open.
Image: Wong Maye-E/AP/Press Association Images

THE BARCLAYS SINGAPORE Open was suspended for an impending thunderstorm for the second time in two days this morning.

England’s Simon Dyson and Chapchai Nirat of Thailand were the joint leaders at six-under-par 65 mid-way through round two when the hooter sounded at 540am Irish time.

World number one Rory McIlroy had just birdied his ninth and 10th holes to be level par for the tournament. McIlroy was forced to complete 10 holes of his first round early today after storms halted play yesterday.

- © AFP, 2012

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