Six hours weren't enough for the men to complete opening round of the European Nations Cup at La Reserva de Sotogrande in Cádiz.
While the women started first and got finished despite battling high winds, tricky greens and tough pins, not all the men got round the tough Spanish venue before darkness fell.
Three of the four Irishmen in action did manage to complete their rounds with Stuart Grehan posting a level par 72, Alex Gleeson a two over 74 and Dermot McElroy a 77 while Jack Hume was one over with three holes to go and will resume his round from 8.30am on Thursday.
In the women's event, Mathilda Cappeliez of France shot a 73 to share top spot with Luna Sobrón of Spain and lead by one stroke from compatriot Anais Meysonnier.
As a result, France lead the team standings from Spain and England, for who, Samantha Giles (76) and Sophie Lamb (78) posted the counting scores.
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