HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The laidback vibe of this island treasure ended for a few notables within the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links.
With gentle winds the primary two rounds and barely softer situations below overcast skies in Friday’s second spherical, the 36-hole cut got here at 2-under 140. That meant that 9 gamers, together with Tommy Fleetwood, completed their two rounds below par however headed home.
In match historical past, solely final 12 months’s RBC Heritage – performed within the warmth of June as a result of COVID-19 international pandemic – had a decrease cut than this 12 months’s 140. Last 12 months it was 138.
Sixty-five gamers made the cut.
Here are some of the gamers who gained’t be taking part in on the weekend.
One of Europe’s finest and world No. 24 headed into the Masters off a tie for fifth within the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and performed Augusta National erratically and tied for 46th. After making birdies on his first two holes within the first spherical right here at Harbour Town, Fleetwood shot 42 on the again 9. He gave himself a likelihood for 2 extra rounds by making 4 consecutive birdies in his opening 9 on Friday however got here up one shot quick.
Casey, ranked No. 19 on this planet, made a gallant effort of incomes weekend taking part in standing with 4 birdies on his final 9 holes however got here up quick.
After a boring Masters by which he missed the cut, the world No. 10 couldn’t get something going within the RBC Heritage, together with his six birdies offset by 4 bogeys and a momentum killing double bogey on the par-3 fourth within the second spherical.
One of the most effective ball-strikers in golf – a huge plus at Harbour Town – hit three balls into the water within the second spherical. After top-10s in The Players and WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Garcia has missed his previous two cuts.
A brand new placing technique – he went to the armlock this week – didn’t repay as Kisner missed his second consecutive cut. In strokes gained: placing, he misplaced two strokes per spherical.