What is the open’s cut rule?
The Open’s current format is what’s known as a single cut, though the championship was played under a double cut rule from 1968 through 1985, with one cut after 36 holes, and another after 54 holes.
How does the cut work at the British Open?
The British Open — the oldest of golf’s four majors — has just one cut, which takes place halfway through play. Here’s how it works at the Open Championship: There is just one cut, which takes place after 36 holes. Any player in 70th place or better (including ties) makes the cut and will continue to play the final 36 holes.
What is the projected cut at the Open Championship?
The morning wave has mostly completed their second rounds on Friday at St. Andrews, and the afternoon wave is all on the course. Which means the projected cut is starting to come into focus. The Open Championship cut rules declare that the top 70 players (and ties) survive to play the weekend.
What is the cut line for the PGA Championship?
The PGA Championship also features a 70-player cut line, while the U.S. Open (top 60, plus ties) and the Masters (top 50, plus ties) accept fewer players. Notable players outside cut line: Tiger Woods (+9), Phil Mickelson (+5), Brooks Koepka (+4), Collin Morikawa (+1), Henrik Stenson (+1), Louis Oosthuizen (+1), Max Homa (+1)