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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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Betfair Sportsbook refunded Farmers outright bets on Woods, paid out on their special for him to miss the cut, and voided bets placed on him making the cut.
The past champions making the cut were -- Bernhard Langer ( 1985 and 1993), Larry Mize ( 1987), Sandy Lyle ( 1988), Fred Couples ( 1992), Jose Maria Olazabal ( 1994 and 1999), Vijay Singh ( 2000) and Mike Weir ( 2003).
In contrast, his Ryder Cup team-mate Dustin Johnson had shown what was still possible with a fine 65 after making the cut on three over par.
"Seeing 16 Welsh player making the cut was encouraging, but in some ways the best local performer was the course itself.
People probably remember the 2006 SK Telecom Open for teenage sensation Michelle Wie making the cut in a men's tournament in South Korea, but it was also the event where Meesawat won his first Asian Tour event staying three shots clear of India's Jeev Milkha Singh.
Leo Burnett dominates the promo and di- rect category, taking 10 of the 13 shortlists, while City Film, Intaj Beirut and The Fantastic Film Factory are among the produc- tion companies making the cut in the production category.
"Now I know I can go low at Augusta and I believe the 65 and making the cut have been better for my game than my win in Dubai.
I was so far off the cut mark that I wasn't thinking too much about making the cut, just to try to find my game from somewhere.