miss the cut

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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.
See also: cut, miss
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JON RAHM threw a club in frustration as the world No.5 suffered a shocking meltdown to miss the cut at The Open.
A DISAPPOINTING day two for Andy Sullivan saw the Nuneaton golfer miss the cut at The Open Championship.
He ended up with the first of back-to-back double-bogeys, his one-under round of 71 giving the 2015 winner of the tournament a one-over total that saw him miss the cut by two shots.
"I feel like every time I miss the cut I become stronger the next week so hopefully history repeats itself and I play good.
But he looked a shadow of his former self as he opened with a 76 and carded a 75 in his delayed second round to finish on seven-over par to miss the cut by seven shots.
Big-hitting left-hander Bubba Watson fell foul of the perilous 17th after coming up against the wall, chipping out but then thinning his next through the green to make a triple-bogey seven which ultimately saw him miss the cut.
TIGER WOODS was odds-on to miss the cut at the US Open and duly landed odds of 5-6, but the manner of his early exit will have been a surprise even to those who opposed the former world number one, writes Graham Woods.
Dubai: Sergio Garcia was the biggest name to miss the cut after round two of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on Friday.
In the end, after hanging around and being called four times to play, Hanson shot a 76 and was bitterly disappointed to miss the cut by one.
OPEN champion Ernie Els admitted he was glad to miss the cut in the Scottish Open, just days before the defence of his title at Muirfield, as unheralded Scot Chris Doak claimed a one-shot lead at Castle Stuart.
Flint's Garry Houston shot 75-72 to miss the cut in the Kenya Open, his first start on the European Challenge Tour this year.
American British Open champion Stewart Cink never found his form at Augusta, carding back-to-back 76s to miss the cut for the second consecutive year after finishing third in 2008.
But the big move failed to pay off for the Big Easy as he could only manage two rounds of two-over 74, to miss the cut, by one shot, for the second year in a row.
"You don't want to miss the cut when you're defending.
For Casey to fail to qualify he must miss the cut and all the following has to happen: Howell topped five, Poulter third, McGinley second and Remesy, Haeggman, Jacobson, Davis or Jacquelin win.