Final cut: The PGA Championship cut line is settling at +5
The PGA Tour teed off the second round of the 2021 PGA Championship on Friday at 7 a.m. ET and the last of the golfers will hit the course at 2:42 p.m. Corey Conners is the leader after one round, shooting a five-under 67 to take a two-shot lead into Friday over six golfers. Conners had two bogeys and a birdie in the early going to start his second round.
We’ve got a ways to go before the complete field is on the course, so there is plenty of time before we know how the cut line will be determined and who will be headed into the weekend.
How is the cut line determined?
The cut line at 36 holes is the top 70 players plus those tied at the end of that group.
What is the cut line for the PGA Championship?
7:02 p.m. — The projected cut remains at +5.
5:50 p.m. — The projected cut is now at +5.
5:15 p.m. — The projected cut remains at +4. 10 golfers are at +4 and 13 are at +5.
3:33 p.m. — The projected cut has moved to +4 with the last golfers on the course. There are 13 golfers at +4 and 14 at +5.
2:11 p.m. — The projected cut has moved to +3. There are 18 golfers at +3 and 10 at +4.
12:57 p.m. — The cut remains projected at +2. There are 11 golfers at +2 and 17 at +3.
As of 9 a.m., the cut is projected at +2. There are 15 golfers at +2 and 18 at +3.
Who is not projected to make the cut?
5:50 p.m. — Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, and Dylan Frittelli all sit at +6.
5:15 p.m. — Ryan Palmer is at +5 and on the back nine. Justin Thomas is at +6 having wrapped the front nine.
3:33 p.m. — Patrick Reed and Webb Simpson finished at +5. Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia finished at +6. Si Woo Kim finished at +7.
2:11 p.m. — Jordan Spieth finished at +4, Patrick Cantlay is at +4 with two holes remaining, Patrick Reed is at +5, Sergio Garcia is at +6 on the final hole.
12:57 p.m. — Jon Rahm, Justin Rose, and Jordan Spieth have all stumbled and are now at +3 as they move through the back nine.
As of 9 a.m., Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Thomas all sit at +3 with Reed just getting underway on Friday, and McIlroy and Thomas still to tee off. Sergio Garcia is at +5 and teeing off and Si Woo Kim is at +6 through six holes.