AUGUSTA, Ga. — Inclement weather forced play to be suspended for the day Friday during the second round of the 2023 Masters and delayed Tiger Woods’ most recent attempt at history.
Playing in his 25th Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, the five-time winner of the green jacket is aiming to tie the record for most consecutive cuts made in tournament history this week. Woods made his first trip down Magnolia Lane in 1995 and finished T-41 as the low amateur. He returned in 1996 and missed the cut, the only time he has ever done so. Woods then won in 1997 in his first Masters as a professional and has made the cut in each of his last 22 appearances.
Play was suspended for the second time of the day at 4:22 p.m. ET just after Woods made par on No. 11 to remain at 2 over for the tournament. He currently sits directly on the cut line at T-50.
Woods made par on his opening six holes before a wayward tee shot led to his first bogey of the day to take him outside the projected cut line. He quickly responded with a birdie on the par-5 eighth after a brief 21-minute weather delay and made par on No. 9 to make the turn at even par, back on the bubble for a weekend tee time. Woods made two more pars on Nos. 10 and 11 before play was suspended for the day.
If Woods fails to make the cut, his streak will end and leave him one short of Fred Couples and Gary Player, who have 23 consecutive made cuts at the Masters.
Play is scheduled to resume at 8 a.m. ET Saturday morning, though more rain and storms are in the forecast for the entirety of the day.
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