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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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Woods' victories in the past two weeks came in the wake of him missing the cut at last month's Open Championship at Turnberry.
Before missing the cut in Dubai he had played all four rounds in his previous five tournaments and with 58,411 euros in earnings so far he stands 60th in the Race to Dubai season-long order of merit.
The home favourite looked like missing the cut after opening rounds of 74 and 73 left him in 103rd place.
Phil Mickelson, 11 off the lead at even-par 144, flirted with missing the cut for the first time all year, but just made it.
Will almost certainly be a spectator for the weekend actionMarty Jertson Made US Tour debut in the Justin Timberlake Open last year, missing the cut after rounds of 74 and 75.
But while McIlroy's confident he's done his Augusta homework, he's still smarting somewhat from missing the cut last year after rounds of 74 and 77.
While the Morganstown pro put himself firmly in contention for only his second win on the European Tour, Wie was making headlines for all the wrong reasons missing the cut in spectacular fashion on 15 over par at Crans sur Sierre.
SWINDON'S David Howell, who said he was ``like a bear with a sore head'' after missing the cut in his last two events, got his bid for the Ryder Cup back on track in the Scandinavian Masters.
Has won twice on the US Tour in the last nine months, but his confidence will have been dented by missing the cut by six shots in the John Deere Classic last week at a venue he usually enjoys.
I'm either missing the cut or in the hunt to win and that's what I need to amend this year.
He returned to this year's Kemper having never won again and stuck in a slump that had him missing the cut in seven of his first 12 starts on the 2002 tour.