After further review, Stricker cut streak alive
Steve Stricker still has the longest active cut streak on the
Stricker was considered to have missed the cut at the BMW
Championship last month when he withdrew after the second round
because of a neck injury. There was no cut at the tournament,
although the tour said the streak ended because he did not get
The tour since has reviewed its records and determined that
Stricker still gets credit for making the cut.
Officials say for a tournament that has a cut, a player must be
among the top 70 and ties through two rounds. If he withdraws or
disqualifies after that, it counts as a cut made. For a tournament
that has no cut, a player only has to finish the first round.
The BMW Championship, part of the FedEx Cup playoffs, only had a
Stricker’s streak is at 42 consecutive tournaments, the longest
active streak. The record belongs to Tiger Woods, who made the cut
in 142 straight tournaments over seven years.