Round two of the PGAs of Europe International Team Championship in Turkey was abandoned without a ball being hit in anger on Tuesday.
Torrential rain and the threat of lightning left officials with little choice but to cancel play for the day around 11am local time at Gloria Golf Club. Scores
The tournament has been reduced to 54 holes with play scheduled to start on time on Wednesday.
The Ireland trio of Damien Mooney (Ballyliffin), Brendan McGovern (Headfort) and Michael McDermott (Pure Golf Leopardstown) trail Scotland by three shots after round one.
Graham Fox led the way for Scotland, firing a brilliant 11-under-par career best score of 61 on his way to a six shot lead in the individual championship.
McGovern is second on five under par with McDermott joint third alongside Magnus Atlevi of Sweden and Italy’s Andrea Signor.