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Breaking down cut line for the 2023 Valspar Championship

It’s Friday at the Valspar Championship, and with Day 2 comes the pairing of the field. We break down where the cut line stands throughout the day.

Valspar Championship - Round Two Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images

The PGA TOUR teed off the second round of the 2023 Valspar Championship on Friday at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida. Adam Schenk is in the lead at -7 with An Byeong-hun just behind at -6 as the second round begins.

The first trios teed off on Friday at 7:40 a.m. ET, with the afternoon groups beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET. It should be about 5:00 p.m. before we have a solid idea of what the final cut line should be, but many participants will know they’re heading home after holing out on 18.

How is the cut line determined?

The cut line at 36 holes is the top 65 players plus those tied at the end of that group.

What is the projected cut line for the Valspar Championship as of now?

7:26 p.m. — The last golfers are finishing and the cut has finished at +1.

6:25 p.m. — The cut remains at +1 with 72 golfers making it into the weekend. The last golfers are on the 14th hole.

5 p.m. — The cut will almost certainly be +1 for the day as the final group of golfers reach the 7th and 8th holes. The number of golfers making the cut currently sits at 75. Joel Dahmen pulled back into the cut line with a -2 on the day, bringing him to even. Adam Schenk is still holding onto the lead at -7, and Kramer Hickok has pulled into second place after shooting -3 in the second round.

4 p.m. — The cut remains at +1 with 79 golfers currently making the cut. Matthew Fitzpatrick shot even for the day and finished at +3.

12:46 p.m. — The cut remains at +1 with 81 golfers currently making the cut.

The cut line is currently projected to be either +1 or +2 at DataGolf. It sits at +1 as of 11 a.m. ET on Friday.

Who is not projected to make the cut?

Up-and-comer Coody Pierceson is currently right on the line at +1, and Stewart Cink and Joel Dahmen will need a solid second round to get out of their current +2 standing.

Matthew Fitzpatrick is on the outside at Innisbrook at +3. Alex Chiarella wraps up the pack at +9.