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Confused as to why Tiger Woods missed the cut on a Saturday? Find the explanation here:

Confused as to why Tiger Woods missed the cut on a Saturday? Find the explanation here:

If you were confused as to why Tiger Woods played in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday, but not in Sunday's final round, here's why: For the first time in his career, Woods was a victim of the PGA Tour's "MDF" or "made cut, did not finish" rule. In 2008, the PGA Tour instituted a rule known as, "Rule 78." Basically, the top 70 players and ties made the 36-hole cut. That is until the rule change in 2008, where the top 70 and ties made the cut unless that number was higher than 78 players (to this day, that only includes regular PGA Tour events and does not include majors, World Golf Championships or other short-field events). If the number of players making the 36-hole cut was higher than 78, then the cut was made with the next bunch of players closest to 70. The players who were among the top-70 ties were then sent packing for the weekend with the d...

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