At the 2023 Masters, Tiger Woods tied the record for consecutive cuts made, while big names like Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, and Bryson DeChambeau failed to make it to the weekend.
However, woods managed to cut, tying Fred Couples and Gary Player with 23 consecutive made cuts at the Masters.
However, McIlroy, Thomas, and DeChambeau struggled during the first two rounds and missed the cut.
Thomas had a particularly difficult time dealing with the cold, rainy conditions at Augusta National, finishing with a second-round 78 and missing the cut by just one stroke.
This marks his first missed cut in eight appearances at the Masters.
Rory McIlroy, who had been eyeing a career grand slam with a Masters win, also fell short with rounds of 72-77, marking his second early exit in the last three years.
DeChambeau, the 2020 U.S. Open champion, could not solve the Augusta National puzzle either, finishing with a pair of 74s and missing the cut by one stroke.
Meanwhile, Fred Couples, at the age of 63, cut for the first time since 2018, breaking the record set by Bernhard Langer in 2020.
In other notable performances, amateur Sam Bennett started the third round in third place, while Phil Mickelson, despite recent controversies, played well and seemed to find solace at Augusta National.
The Masters saw multiple weather interruptions, with players chased off the course on Friday due to heavy rain and dangerous conditions, including three trees, almost crushing fans near the 17th tee.
However, the tournament is set to resume on Sunday, with players eager to face the challenges ahead.