Few of the best golfers are flirting with the cutout of 2020. US Open on Friday.
Above Signs “Winged Leg” has many contenders who can participate in the grand championship. That includes first-day leader Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed, who drowned a hole in one on Thursday and beat Thomas with a blow to advance to the second round. Rory McIlroy and Louis Oosthuizen are two other former main winners who spy around the top ten.
Meanwhile, players like Jordan Spieth (+3), Tiger Woods (+3), Justin Rose (+3) and Phil Mickelson (+9) are in danger of missing the cut if they don’t change course on Friday. Collin Morikawa, a 23-year-old who won last month’s PGA Championship, is 6 to 18 years old and may also miss the weekend.
More than half of the 156 players on the field miss the cut 2020 US Open.
Here’s everything you need to know about the US Open crossing line, rules and results when players are juggling for the weekend.
US Open cut rules
Each PGA Tour participant has their own rules. In the case of the US Open, it’s simple: 36 holes in the list of 60 best leaders automatically advance to the third stage, including ties.
The US Open cutting line is one of the most exclusive. Only the top 50 players fall into cut mastersbut there is also a 10-shot rule that allows players to make a cut within 10 club head strokes. 70 of the best players do the cutting PGA Championship and the Open Championship.
US Open Cut Line 2020
Justin Thomas is the leader of the US Open on 5-hole 18-hole run, followed by Patrick Reed at 4 and Rory McIlroy at 3. The cutting line is predicted to end 4 times, which means 78 players would miss the cut if the round ended now.
- Intended section: +4
- Players nearby: 78
- Notable hazards: Jordan Spieth (+3), Tiger Woods (+3), Justin Rose (+3), Sergio Garcia (+4) Collin Morikawa (+6), Tommy Fleetwood (+6), Phil Mickelson (+11)
How much are the US Open cut?
The initial field of 156 players will be reduced to about 70 until the first group leaves on Saturday morning.