World No 1 Justin Rose laments ‘terrible finish’ after missing Masters cut at Augusta

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World No 1 Justin Rose laments ‘terrible finish and a disappointing miss’ after failing to make Masters cut for first time in 14 appearances

  • World No 1 Justin Rose cut a frustrated figure after missing the cut at the Masters
  • Rose could only add a second round of 73 to his opening 75 at Augusta National 
  • It is the first time the Englishman has missed the cut at the tournament
  • Rose looked back and lamented a ‘terrible finish and a disappointing miss’ 

World number one Justin Rose cut a frustrated figure after missing the cut in the Masters for the first time in 14 appearances.

Rose could only add a second round of 73 to his opening 75 at Augusta National, with dropped shots on the 17th and 18th ending his chances of making the weekend.

‘The goal today was to make the cut,’ said Rose, who was among the favourites for the title after two previous runners-up finishes.

World number one Justin Rose cut a frustrated figure after missing the cut in the Masters

World number one Justin Rose cut a frustrated figure after missing the cut in the Masters

‘I’ve been playing terribly this week, but there’s always pride in trying to make it. I’ve never missed a cut here.’

Rose made the ideal start to round two with birdies on the first and second and after quickly giving those shots back and dropping another on the 11th, birdied the 12th and made an eagle on the 13th.

However, the 38-year-old then hit his approach to the par-five 15th into the water short of the green and dropped further shots on the last two holes.

It was the first time in 14 appearances the Englishman had failed to progress at Augusta

It was the first time in 14 appearances the Englishman had failed to progress at Augusta

‘It looked good at 12 and 13,’ he added.

‘Middle of the fairway on 15, should be an easy birdie to get back to even par. If you get into the red you’re still in the tournament. But terrible finish and a disappointing miss.

‘Missed a four-footer at the last, which just sums it up.’

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