Open 2012: Weather alert at The Open

Rickie Fowler during first day of practice at Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Course Lancashire ahead of the British Open 2012
Rickie Fowler during first day of practice at Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Course Lancashire ahead of the British Open 2012
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OPEN Championship organisers are on weather alert at Royal Lytham.

Though fine weather is forecast for Friday and Saturday, the huge worry is Wednesday, final practice day, with 10 to 25mm of rain possible .

According to a forecast commissioned by Open organisers, the Royal & Ancient, early rain is forecast for day one of the Championship, leaving some bright or sunny spells, but becoming fine during the afternoon.

It should be dry on Friday and Saturday, but further cloud and rain is possible on Sunday, which sees the climax of the biggest golf event in the world.

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