Jordan Spieth could miss the cut at Augusta in the Masters
What is the cut at the Masters?
Almost all professional golf tournaments have a "cut" at the halfway point of the competition, so that only the top half of the field progresses to the final two rounds.
The majority of top players would expect to shoot scores lower than the cut line but the major tournaments often throw up surprises and knock out one or two big names before the weekend.
How many players make the cut at the Masters?
The Masters rules state that the top 50 players and ties for the 50th will make it through to the weekend, which means most likely more than 50 will be present for the weekend's action – last year, 57 players started on Saturday morning.
Any player within 10 shots of the lead will also make the cut, although players within that margin tend to be in the top 50 anyway.
What is the cut line at the Masters 2017?
The exact score required to reach the weekend will not be clear until the final putt of the second round drops, but projections get more accurate as the day goes on.
Overnight, the tie for 50th was a score of four over par, meaning pre-tournament favourite Jordan Speith (+3) could squeeze in.
The cut at Augusta will see around half the field miss the Masters action at the weekend
However, depending on scoring today that line will move. If the wind blows, the cut line is likely to go up.
In 2016, the cut was six over par while the highest ever cut line came in 1982 when 10 over par was good enough to make it through.
And the conditions at Augusta have already taken their toll.
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The organisers are currently projecting that +7 will be good enough to make the weekend – a gross score of 151.