• The Open: five in, seven out after cut

    Charl Schwartzel
    One of the big names heading home

    Branden Grace and George Coetzee were the unlikely two to narrowly miss the cut at The Open Championship after the cut line was set at +3 on Friday.

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    Grace bogeyed his 17th hole during round two to miss the mark by one with Coetzee dropping a shot at the last to join Grace at +4 and missing the weekend by a single shot.

    Also missing the cut is veteran Ernie Els, who played his 100th round at The Open on Friday. The two-time Claret Jug winner made just two birdies en route to a 76 as he missed the mark, as did long-time contemporary Retief Goosen.

    Five into the weekend:

    Zander Lombard -4

    Erik van Rooyen -4

    Brandon Stone -2

    Louis Oosthuizen E

    Shaun Norris E

    Seven heading home:

    Branden Grace +4

    George Coetzee +4

    Charl Schwartzel +5

    Ernie Els +7

    Dylan Frittelli +8

    Retief Goosen +9

    Jovan Rebula (a) +18

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