The first round of the LPGA Sime Darby Malaysia was suspended on Thursday after a lightning storm struck the Kuala Lumpur course.
At the time of the suspension, the USA’s Alison Lee topped the leaderboard on seven-under after seven birdies in 15 bogey-free holes.
China’s Shanshan Feng and Xi Yu Lin were tied for second place on six-under after respectively shooting 14 holes and completing the round.
Xi carded seven birdies and one bogey for her 65 while Feng managed to stay bogey free and shoot six birdies.
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng also managed to finish the round before play was stopped; carding six birdies and a bogey to finish on five-under.
Tseng is tied for fourth place with Japan’s Sakura Yokomine, who carded five birdies and stayed bogey-free over 14 holes.
South Korea’s Amy Yang and Chella Choi are tied for sixth on four -under, while six others are a shot back and tied for eighth.
Ryder Cup legend Paul McGinley has insisted golf will need to get used to a ‘new normal’ for some time to come.
Paul McGinley is taking part in the Paddy Power Golf Shootout, available to watch on Paddy Power’s YouTube channel from 12pm on Friday.
The United States captain believes the competition relies on energy from the crowd.
Scotland’s Connor Syme and Englishman Matthew Jordan were also part of the successful quintet.
The English Open has been revived as part of the new schedule.
Close House Golf Club, near Newcastle, will host the British Masters on July 22.
The event was last staged in 2002.
The tournament at Close House, scheduled to start on July 30, is set to be the first European Tour event since the coronavirus crisis halted action.
The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.
The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.