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miss the cut

In golf, to fail to match or better the score necessary to remain in the final two rounds of a four-round tournament, thus resulting in elimination. Despite a strong start in the tournament, Ms. Ryder fell behind in the last nine holes and ended up missing the cut.
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The Old Colwyn pro has missed the cut in five of his nine starts so far in his debut season on America's second-string tour.
Fiji s Vijay Singh, the 2000 champion, missed the cut for the third time and first since 1998, while British 1988 winner Sandy Lyle endured a second-round nightmare, a 14-over-par 86, to ensure an early exit.
Robert Rock squeezed into the action for the weekend by just one shot while Tom Whitehouse also missed the cut with a second round 76.
After qualifying out of the competitive Northern Individual Regional, Salvo missed the cut to qualify for state with a score of 3-over 75 at the CIF-WSCGA Southern California Championships.
Wie, who has missed the cut in nine of her ten appearances in men's events, said: "I'm still in shock.
Many believe that any great book will eventually be published: in reality there are many mediocre books published simply because the writer knew the publishing industry--and many potential great books that missed the cut because its writer did not possess such knowledge.
England's Paul Casey, playing his first tournament on US soil since saying he hated Americans, missed the cut by seven strokes when he followed his opening 75 with a 74 for nine-over 149.
For instance, last year I played 25 events on the Tour and missed the cut in only four.
Marc Warren had a wee look at me when I missed the cut in Abu Dhabi and he said the same as everyone else," Lawrie explained.
Hammer, at 15 years 10 months, is five months older than Hawaii's Tadd Fujikawa was when he missed the cut at Winged Foot in 2006.
He has won two of his last four tournaments, but missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship.
However, the 37-year-old's challenge got tangled in the rough and he missed the cut after being stuck on two-over at the end of the second round on Friday.
Michelle Wie missed the cut with rounds of 74 and 72.
The American took a month off following Augusta to make the most of his time with his adopted first child, and since then he has finished 18th at New Orleans and missed the cut at Memorial.
The Welshman, who turned 29 last Saturday, has played in eight tournaments in his first season on America's second tier tour since winning his card at qualifying school last year, but has missed the cut four times.