Notables to miss the cut at The Open Championship

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The 2018 Open Championship saw quite a few familiar faces miss the cut after the first two rounds. Three of the top-5 ranked golfers missed the cut, including No. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson. Johnson is the first No. 1 to miss the cut since Luke Donald 2011. 

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Sandy Lyle, appearing in possibly his final Open Championship, missed the cut finishing with a 75-76-151, but made sure to go out in style. 

The top 70 scores, including ties, made it to Saturday and Sunday at Carnoustie. Let's take a look at some players in the top 50 of the World Golf Rankings who missed the cut (+3 or higher).


Name Score (Par 71)
Daniel Berger 73-73-146
Justin Thomas 69-77-146
Branden Grace 74-72-146
Sergio Garcia 75-71-146
Hideki Matsuyama 75-71-146
Russell Knox 73-73-146
Brian Harman 71-76-147
Jon Rahm 69-78-147
Matthew Fitzpatrick 72-75-147
Charl Schwartzel 74-73-147
Dustin Johnson 76-72-148
Bubba Watson 75-75-148
Ernie Els 73-76-149
Russell Henley 69-80-149
Ian Poulter 73-81-154