re: The PGA Tour MDF rule has got to be the dumbest...(Posted by Golfer on 4/29/12 at 5:09 pm to LSULEFTY)
No, the MDF (made cut did not finish) rule effectively is a second cut after Saturday when more than 70 are still playing and they want to reduce the tee times so they can end the round as close to 5 to meet TV times.
Those who make the 36 hole cut but not the 54 are still paid and receive FedEx cup points but they don't have the chance to increase that on Sunday because of TV.
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re: The PGA Tour MDF rule has got to be the dumbest...(Posted by medtiger on 4/29/12 at 7:19 pm to Golfer)
I'd like this better if there was a little more uniformity to the rule. If there was always an mdf, it would be better. I'd be in favor of a top 70 cut on Friday, then the top 60 on Sunday with everyone who made it to Saturday getting paid. Right now, it's a little unfair because this doesn't happen every week. There's a decent chance that one of the 8 guys who got mdf'd this week could've shot 65 today and made several thousand more dollars.