A handful of prime golfers are flirting with the cut line on the 2020 U.S. Open on Friday.
The prime of the leaderboard at Winged Foot has a lot of contenders who can contend for the primary championship. That consists of Day 1 chief Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed, who sunk a hole-in-one Thursday and trails Thomas by a stroke moving into Round 2. Rory McIlroy and Louis Oosthuizen are two completely different former principal winners sniffing throughout the prime 10.
Meanwhile, avid gamers like Jordan Spieth (+3), Tiger Woods (+3), Justin Rose (+3), and Phil Mickelson (+9) are in peril of missing the cut if they don’t reverse course Friday. Collin Morikawa, the 23-year-old upstart who gained ultimate month’s PGA Championship, is 6 beneath by way of 18 and likewise won’t make it to the weekend.
More than half of the 156-player space misses the cut on the 2020 U.S. Open.
Here’s each little factor you’ll have to know in regards to the U.S. Open cut line, pointers, and outcomes as avid gamers jockey to make the weekend.
U.S. Open cut pointers
Every man on the PGA Tour has its private cut pointers. For the U.S. Open, it’s simple: The prime 60 avid gamers on the leaderboard after 36 holes robotically make it by way of to the third spherical, along with ties.
The U.S. Open cut line is probably going probably the most distinctive. Only the very best 50 avid gamers make the cut on the Masters, nonetheless, there’s moreover a 10-shot rule that allows avid gamers inside 10 footage of the clubhouse chief to make the cut. The prime 70 avid gamers make the cut on the PGA Championship and The Open Championship.
U.S. Open cut line 2020
Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed are the U.S. Open leaders at 3-under, adopted by Rafa Cabrera Bello and Harris English at 2-under. The cut line is projected for 5 over, which implies 90 avid gamers would miss the cut if the spherical ended now.
- Projected cut: +5
- Players inside cut: 66
- Notables in peril: Sergio Garcia (+7), Rickie Fowler (+6), Jordan Spieth (+5) Collin Morikawa (+6), Tommy Fleetwood (+8), Phil Mickelson (+13)
How many make the cut on the U.S. Open?
The preliminary 156-player space will in all probability be whittled proper right down to about 70 by the purpose the first group tees off Saturday morning.