Abraham Ancer played 11 holes in his debut at the Masters and stayed with field pair. The ‘Turk’ could not finish his round because the Augusta National it was left without natural light, after the start of the tournament was postponed for three hours in the morning due to rain and an electrical storm.
Ancer came out confident and off the tee at hole 1 with a solid par. The bad news came on hole 2 with a bogey, but that did not detract from the Tamaulipas native and he was solid in the following holes.
Then he was fine with his irons and on hole 8 and 9 he had back to back birdies that put him -1 under par. Ancer finished his first nine holes in good form and below par from the field.
With the threat of not finishing the round due to lack of light, the ‘Turk’ rushed along with Phil Mickelson and Bernd Wiesberger to try to play as many holes as possible, but the Amen Corner could no longer be reached.
Ancer he came up short on the 11th hole with his birdie putt and then missed the hole for par. He bogeyed and the Mexican returned to the field pair. It was until that moment when he stopped and tomorrow Friday he will play the remaining holes.
The ‘Turk’ is place 51 momentarily and could not savor his first full official round in Augusta National due to weather.
This Friday rounds will resume for those who did not complete the day at 7:30 AM Augusta time.