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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 Pontypridd-born golfer has played at Augusta just twice before, finishing a respectable T14 last year but missing the cut the year before.
Coral and Paddy Power paid out on Woods missing the cut and voided any bets on Woods making the cut.
This year however he has slipped back, missing the cut four times in his 16 starts, earning just $22,570 and slipping down to 52nd in the final standings.
He won it at Royal Troon in 2004 and showed that victory was no fluke by missing the cut in eight of the next 11 Opens..
China's Andy Zhang is the youngest player at a US Open, doing so aged 14 in 2012 and missing the cut at Olympic Club.
Also missing the cut was Elmer Salvador (76-77--153) while Jay Bayron (74-70--144) advanced to the weekend play at even par for the tournament
Welshman Phillip Price produced an improved second day performance but was heading back home to Newport last night after missing the cut. Price carded five birdies and a double-bogey in a three-under-par 69 but the damage was done on the first day with a 75.
McIlroy, in his first start with his new Nike equipment, carded a second consecutive 75 to slump to six over par, missing the cut by four shots, but the demise of Woods was less emphatic.
The 36-year-old said: "Missing the cut in Abu Dhabi did not look good for me especially the way I finished last year as the world's number four.
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.
"It happened to me at the TPC three weeks ago when I ended up missing the cut by a shot."