miss the cut(redirected from misses the cut)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.