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The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the world miss the cut

Posted On: Jul 20, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the world miss the cut

The cut has officially been made at the 2018 Open Championship, and the two top-ranked golfers in the world - Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas - both failed to survive to the weekend.
Across the course, other competitors have laid chase to the leaders at 6-under, with plenty of big names still in the mix to take home the Claret Jug.
After two rounds at Carnoustie Golf Links, the field at the Open Championship has whittled down to the players who will get to play through the weekend, and for the first time since 2011, the two top-ranked players in golf will fail to cash a check at golf's oldest major.
Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas entered the week holding the top two spots in the golfing world, but underwhelming performances from both superstars left them short of the cut line of +3.
Johnson and Thomas aren't the only big names heading home from Scotland early - Sergio Garcia, Bubba Watson, and Jon Rahm all failed to make it to moving day as well.
Links golf is already an unforgiving game, and this weekend...

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