2021 Memorial Tournament Weekend Weather Forecast: Will it Rain at Muirfield Village Golf Club?

Published 06/04/2021, 12:30 PM EDT
Jun 3, 2021; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Rory McIlroy on the 1st hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament golf tourney. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports


The 2021 Memorial Tournament is gaining all the attention on the PGA Tour. The event is one of the most prestigious ones on the calendar, and Jon Rahm is putting his title up for defense this year. The venue, Muirfield Village Golf Club, is a spectacular one, but inclement weather massively delayed proceedings in Round 1. Here’s how the weather forecast looks for the remaining three rounds.

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Rain played spoilsport on Thursday as only half the field finished the first round. Play was suspended twice so one can imagine how bad it would’ve been. Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland were just through two holes when the weather grew treacherous and forced the organizers to suspend play. 

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Round 2 Weather forecast at the 2021 Memorial Tournament

Friday, June 4, looks to be a pleasant day for golf at  Muirfield Village Golf Club even though bright clouds aren’t expected to grace the venue. The temperature in the morning will be sunny and will reach upto 78° Fahrenheit, with wind gushes of 10mph. 

There is a 6% chance of precipitation in the morning, but the climate will be humid due to the previous day’s rain, predicts accuweather.com

Jun 3, 2021; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Spectators on the 17th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament golf tourney. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

While the morning will be graced with shiny weather, the afternoon is expected to turn even more humid with the temperature rising up to 83°F. Even though there is a 15% chance of precipitation in the noon, the weather is expected to steer clear of rains. 

Round 3 weather forecast

Saturday, June 5, is yet another day that the players will enjoy at Muirfield Village. The conditions look ideal for golf as there is no major rain prediction. The temperature is expected to rise to a high of  86°in the day, while the real feel will be as much as 89°.

South West winds averaging eight miles per hour will hit the golf course, and the wind gusts are expected to touch 13mph during the day. Accuweather predicts that there is only a 2% chance of precipitation on Saturday, and there is no possibility of a thunderstorm forming. 

Sun will burn it out in the morning and afternoon, but clear weather is always better than cloudy or rainy climates. Humidity will be felt in the air during Round 3, but the players would be content, knowing that there is very little chance for rain. 

Jun 3, 2021; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Spectators on the 17th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament golf tourney. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Will there be rains at the 2021 Memorial Tournament during the final round?

How will the weather act during the showdown at the 2021 Memorial Tournament? The final round will take place on Sunday, and the tournament is fortunately poised for a smooth finish. There is a 25% chance of precipitation during the day, including a 6% chance of thunderstorms. 

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Wind gusts are expected to reach 10mph in the morning, and the temperature is expected to reach as high as 88°F. The climate is predicted to be very warm and pleasant in the morning, aided by a 40% cloud cover. 

There is no forecast for rain in Round 4 although rain precipitation is expected. Overall, the forecast looks good for the final round and this would give the organizers a sigh of relief, most importantly Jack Nicklaus.

Nobody would want a Monday finish to the tournament, although there’s only a slim chance of it happening. Who is your favorite to win the 2021 Memorial Tournament at Muirfield village? 

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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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