Tiger Woods misses cut at 2024 U.S. Open

Tiger Woods’ quest for U.S. Open success concluded on Friday with a disappointing finish. The 15-time major champion missed the cut line after posting a 3-over-par 73 in Round 2, leaving him with a total score of +7 over the tournament’s first two rounds.

Woods began his second round with promise, securing pars on the first three holes. Optimism rose when he recorded a well-executed birdie on the 4th hole, hinting at a potential turnaround.

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However, momentum quickly shifted away from the 48-year-old. As the day progressed, he struggled to maintain consistency, accumulating bogeys that hampered his scorecard. Whether due to a lack of recent competitive play or the inevitable toll of time on his physical abilities, Woods faced challenges in his game that proved difficult to overcome.

 

Tiger Woods score

Hole (Par) Tiger’s score (Overall)
1 (4) 4 (+4)
2 (4) 4 (+4)
3 (4) 4 (+4)
4 (4) 3 (+3)
5 (5) 6 (+4)
6 (3) 3 (+4)
7 (4) 4 (+4)
8 (4) 4 (+4)
9 (3) 4 (+5)
10 (5) 5 (+5)
11 (4) 4 (+5)
12 (4) 5 (+6)
13 (4) 4 (+6)
14 (4) 4 (+6)
15 (3) 3 (+6)
16 (4) 5 (+7)
17 (3) 3 (+7)
18 (4) 4 (+7)

 

Tiger Woods results, highlights from Round 2 at 2024 U.S. Open

Tiger Woods’ journey at Pinehurst came to a close on Friday, as he missed the cut line at the U.S. Open with a +7 total over two rounds.

Hole 18, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods finishes with a par, concluding his outing at +7 for the tournament.

Hole 17, Par 4:

  • Shot 3: Woods secures par to maintain his +7 score.
  • Shot 2: A strong approach helps Woods get back on the green, setting up a chance for par.
  • Shot 1: Woods faces a tough opening shot.

Hole 16, Par 4:

  • Shot 5: Woods taps in for bogey.
  • Shot 4: Narrow miss for Woods on his birdie attempt.
  • Shot 3: Woods nearly had a birdie opportunity but missed slightly wide.
  • Shot 2: Another wayward shot for Woods.
  • Shot 1: Woods starts in the rough.

Hole 15, Par 3:

  • Shot 3: Woods taps in for par.
  • Shot 2: A close call for Woods on the birdie attempt.
  • Shot 1: Woods impresses with his tee shot, setting up a challenging opportunity.

Hole 14, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Tap-in par for Woods.
  • Shot 3: Woods narrowly misses a par putt.
  • Shot 2: After landing in the bunker, Woods faces a tough putt.
  • Shot 1: Woods’ tee shot finds the bunker.

Hole 13, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods settles for par, remaining at +6.
  • Shot 3: Woods misses a birdie chance.
  • Shot 2: A great approach shot by Woods.
  • Shot 1: Woods starts with a solid shot onto the fairway.

Hole 12, Par 4:

  • Shot 3: Woods misses a par putt, settling for bogey.

Hole 11, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods saves par.

Hole 10, Par 5:

  • Shot 4: Woods pars the hole.

Hole 9, Par 3:

  • Shot 3: Woods bogeys the hole.

Hole 8, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods sinks his putt for par.
  • Shot 3: A strong chip sets up a par opportunity.
  • Shot 2: Woods faces a challenging position after his shot.
  • Shot 1: Woods returns to the fairway.

Hole 7, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods bogeys.

Hole 6, Par 3:

  • Shot 3: Woods saves par.
  • Shot 1: Woods hits a solid tee shot.

Hole 5, Par 5:

  • Shot 6: Woods taps in for bogey.
  • Shot 5: Woods’ approach falls short.
  • Shot 4: Woods positions himself for a par putt.
  • Shot 3: Woods’ shot lands on the green but needs a long putt or chip for birdie.
  • Shot 2: Woods returns to the fairway.
  • Shot 1: Woods’ tee shot lands in the rough.

Hole 4, Par 4:

  • Shot 3: Woods sinks his putt for birdie.

Hole 3, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods saves par.
  • Shot 2: Woods reaches the green.
  • Shot 1: Woods starts on the fairway.

Hole 2, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods saves par.
  • Shot 3: Woods chips close for par.
  • Shot 2: Woods misses the green.
  • Shot 1: Woods’ first shot goes into the rough.

Hole 1, Par 4:

  • Shot 4: Woods pars the hole.
  • Shot 3: Woods chips close.
  • Shot 2: Woods’ shot rolls off the green.
  • Shot 1: Woods’ tee shot lands on the fairway.

Throughout the tournament, Woods faced challenges maintaining consistency, citing a lack of recent play and physical strain. Despite his efforts, he was unable to secure a spot in the later rounds of the U.S. Open