Final update: The final cut is +1. Notable names to miss the cut include Patrick Cantlay, Marc Leishman, Russell Henley, Charley Hoffman, Stewart Cink, Patrick Reed, and Phil Mickelson.
The PGA Tour tees off the second round of the 2021 British Open on Friday at 1:35 a.m. ET -- 6:35 a.m. BST. Louis Oosthuizen came out of Thursday’s first round with a -6 and a one-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth and Brian Harman. Oosthuizen has one career major victory, winning the 2010 British Open. This year he has second place finishes in the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship.
The first trios tee off on Friday at 1:35 a.m. ET and the final groups will be on the course at 11:16 a.m. ET. There’s a long way to go before we find out what the weekend field looks like for the British Open.
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 British Open?
3:30 p.m. — The projected cut remains at +1.
2:34 p.m. — The projected cut remains at +1 with the last trio is through 11.
Noon — The projected cut remains +1. There are 11 golfers at +1 and 18 at +2.
11 a.m. — The projected cut remains +1.
9:17 a.m. — The projected cut remains +1.
8 a.m. — The projected cut is +1. There are 20 golfers at +1 and 13 at +2.
Heading into Friday’s second round, the cut is sitting at even par. There are 26 golfers at even and 17 at +1.
Who is not projected to make the cut?
2:34 p.m. — Chris Kirk finished at +2. Burns, Streelman, Westwood, and DeChambeau have all climbed to the positive side of the cut line.
Noon — Sam Burns is at +2 heading into the back nine, and Kevin Streelman and Lee Westwood are at +2 nearing the end of their front nines. Bryson DeChambeau is at +3 nearing the end of his front nine.
11 a.m. — Russell Henley, Tyrell Hatton, and Henrik Stenson finished at +2.
9:17 a.m. — Molinari and Leishman finished at +2, Hoffman finished at +3, and Palmer is at +5.
8 a.m. — Harold Varner finished at +2, and Francesco Molinari and Ryan Palmer are at +2. Patrick Cantlay finished at +3, and Marc Leishman and Charley Hoffman are sitting at +3 nearing the end of their respective rounds. Harris English will start his round at +5.
Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm both shot +1 on Thursday. Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed both shot +2. Phil Mickelson had a brutal opening round and finished at +10 for the day, which is tied for last place.