Rory McIlroy misses Honda Classic cut, 1st missed PGA Tour cut since '13

Rory McIlroy misses Honda Classic cut, 1st missed PGA Tour cut since ’13



Rory McIlroy will miss the cut at The Honda Classic. With a 4-over 74 on Friday, McIlroy's 7-over 147 total will give him the weekend off in the PGA Tour event in his adopted American hometown.

McIlroy teed off on No. 10 at the Champion course at 7:45 a.m., but only was able to complete two holes before play was stopped at 8:23 a.m. because of heavy rain. Play resumed at 10:31 a.m., with McIlroy adding a par to his bogey-par start, but the horn blew again at 10:55 a.m. because of lightning in the area. The field hit the course again at 12:31 p.m.

The world No. 1 made one bogey before the turn, dropping a shot at the par-5 18th. His second-nine card was clean, including a birdie at the fifth hole, his 14th of the round. However, McIlroy made three bogeys in the final four holes, including a three-putt at his last hole to guarantee a missed cut although second-round play will not finish on Friday.



For McIlroy, this is his first missed cut on the PGA Tour since the 2013 Open Championship, ending a streak of 22 consecutive cuts made. It's the 11th missed cut of his career.

Career missed cuts by PGA Tour players

Rory McIlroy, 25: 11 missed cuts in 87 professional starts

Tiger Woods, 39: 12 missed cuts in 304 professional starts

Phil Mickelson, 44: 72 missed cuts in 492 professional starts

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