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A Freak Snowstorm In Arizona Turned A Golf Tournament Into Hoth

Somebody get a shovel.

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The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship began this morning at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Arizona, today — but a freak snowstorm has suspended the tournament and left the course blanketed with snow.

This morning, conditions were cold, but playable.

Matt Sullivan / Reuters
Matt Sullivan / Reuters

Later that day...



Padraig Harrington tried to tough it out without gloves, but eventually his mother beckoned him inside for some cocoa.

Matt Sullivan / Reuters

Graeme McDowell snapped a snow selfie.

Ross Franklin / AP

After a while, the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club started to look like a different planet entirely.

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