August 16, 2017
The Latest: Wiesberger could determine cut at PGA

The Latest: Wiesberger could determine cut at PGA

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Published 7:53 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017 | Updated 8:36 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

Instead of making up ground in the PGA Championship, Bernd Wiesberger missed the cut for the first time in a year.

Wiesberger was on the cut line of 5-over par when he returned to complete the rain-delayed second round at Quail Hollow. He had three holes to play, including the two easiest holes on the front nine. But he missed a 7-foot birdie on No. 7, failed to birdie No. 8 with a wedge in his hand and then fell out of the top 70 and ties by three-putting for bogey on the ninth hole. He shot 75 and finished at 6-over 148.

That ended his streak of 28 consecutive cuts made dating to last year’s PGA Championship.

Adam Scott, meanwhile, was spared a missed cut. If Wiesberger had gone to 4 over, Scott not only would have missed the cut, his PGA Tour season would have been over. Scott…

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