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SI's Gary Van Sickle got wet on Tuesday.

Conditions were tough during round two as the rain took center stage at the World Am. Fortunately, the vast majority of flights (54 of 68) were able to complete play, and with the weather forecast to begin clearing up later in the week, hopefully sunnier days await.’s intrepid reporter, Gary Van Sickle, braved the elements with his fellow contestants at Wild Wing Avocet. Van Sickle, a 0 handicap, shot a 76 and is in 21st place heading into the third round.

The Sun News profiles the tournament’s first Chinese players and the growth of the game in the world’s most populous nation

Our tireless correspondent David Wood focuses on the friendship offered at the World Am in stories for and Fairways & Greens.