2017 British Open Championship cut line: Who made the weekend at Royal Birkdale?
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2017 British Open Championship cut line: Who made the weekend at Royal Birkdale?

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With two rounds in at the 2017 British Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, the 36-hole cut has been made to the top 70 players and ties, in accordance with the British Open Championship cut rule.

Ultimately, the cut line was determined as 5-over 145 on the par-70 course. Jordan Spieth leads at 6-under 134, while Matt Kuchar, in search of his first major title, is alone in second place at 4 under par.



All told, 77 players finished at 5 over or better, meaning there will be 39 tee times on Saturday and Sunday, going in twosomes from the first tee. This means the every player in the field is currently within a decent reach of winning the championship, as no player is more than 11 shots back of the lead.

The 2017 British Open Championship cut line falls in line with normal trends in this major.

Notable names to miss the cut

Among the top names to miss the cut are Justin Thomas, Phil Mickelson, Padraig Harrington, Si Woo Kim, Patrick Reed, Bill Haas and Shane Lowry.

British Open Championship leaderboard: Players who made the cut

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POS PLAYER TO PAR R1 R2 TOTAL
1 Jordan Spieth -6 65 69 134
2 Matt Kuchar -4 65 71 136
T3 Brooks Koepka -3 65 72 137
T3 Ian Poulter -3 67 70 137
5 Richie Ramsay -2 68 70 138
T6 Richard Bland -1 67 72 139
T6 Austin Connelly -1 67 72 139
T6 Rory McIlroy -1 71 68 139
T6 Gary Woodland -1 70 69 139
T10 Kent Bulle E 68 72 140
T10 Rafa Cabrera Bello E 67 73 140
T10 Russell Henley E 70 70 140
T10 Charley Hoffman E 67 73 140
T10 Chan Kim E 72 68 140
T10 Jamie Lovemark E 71 69 140
T10 Joost Luiten E 68 72 140
T10 Hideki Matsuyama E 68 72 140
T10 Alex Noren E 68 72 140
T10 Bubba Watson E 68 72 140
T20 Ernie Els 1 68 73 141
T20 Zach Johnson 1 75 66 141
T20 Sung Kang 1 68 73 141
T20 Kevin Kisner 1 70 71 141
T24 Laurie Canter 2 70 72 142
T24 Yi Keun Chang 2 71 71 142
T24 Ross Fisher 2 70 72 142
T24 Matthew Fitzpatrick 2 69 73 142
T24 Rickie Fowler 2 71 71 142
T24 Sergio Garcia 2 73 69 142
T24 Soren Kjeldsen 2 71 71 142
T24 Haotong Li 2 69 73 142
T24 Thorbjorn Olesen 2 70 72 142
T24 Henrik Stenson 2 69 73 142
T24 Steve Stricker 2 70 72 142
T35 Paul Casey 3 66 77 143
T35 Tony Finau 3 70 73 143
T35 J.B. Holmes 3 71 72 143
T35 Thongchai Jaidee 3 70 73 143
T35 Dustin Johnson 3 71 72 143
T35 Andrew Johnston 3 69 74 143
T35 Kevin Na 3 68 75 143
T35 Jon Rahm 3 69 74 143
T35 Adam Scott 3 69 74 143
T35 Chris Wood 3 71 72 143
T45 Daniel Berger 4 68 76 144
T45 Joe Dean 4 72 72 144
T45 Andrew Dodt 4 69 75 144
T45 Jason Dufner 4 73 71 144
T45 Branden Grace 4 70 74 144
T45 James Hahn 4 68 76 144
T45 Martin Kaymer 4 72 72 144
T45 K.T. Kim 4 73 71 144
T45 Thomas Pieters 4 69 75 144
T45 Alfie Plant 4 71 73 144
T45 Xander Schauffele 4 69 75 144
T45 Charl Schwartzel 4 66 78 144
T45 Matthew Southgate 4 72 72 144
T45 Peter Uihlein 4 72 72 144
T45 Jimmy Walker 4 72 72 144
T45 Bernd Wiesberger 4 69 75 144
T61 Aaron Baddeley 5 69 76 145
T61 Jason Day 5 69 76 145
T61 David Drysdale 5 72 73 145
T61 Tommy Fleetwood 5 76 69 145
T61 Scott Hend 5 71 74 145
T61 Marc Leishman 5 69 76 145
T61 Mike Lorenzo-Vera 5 75 70 145
T61 Shaun Norris 5 71 74 145
T61 Sean O'Hair 5 72 73 145
T61 Justin Rose 5 71 74 145
T61 Webb Simpson 5 71 74 145
T61 Young-Han Song 5 71 74 145
T61 Brandon Stone 5 73 72 145
T61 Andy Sullivan 5 70 75 145
T61 Toby Tree 5 70 75 145
T61 Lee Westwood 5 71 74 145
T61 Danny Willett 5 71 74 145

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