First-round co-leader Jordan Spieth, Tom Kim highlight group of players returning to mainland China early at the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii

First-round co-leader Jordan Spieth, Tom Kim highlight group of players returning to mainland China early at the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii

No one wants their stay in Hawaii to be interrupted, but on Friday he put an end to several golfers at the Sony Open. This doesn’t mean some won’t stay on the island of Oahu for a couple more days, but their work week ends after 36 holes.

The first full field event, and thus the first cut, of 2023 featured 19 of the 39 players who competed at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua last week.

Several notable names failed to advance to the weekend at Sony, including one of the first round co-leaders.

See the full list below.

Cutting line: 2 low

Jordan Spieth (1 bass)

Jordan Spieth hits his shot from the rough on the ninth hole during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Spieth is the first player to lead or co-lead after the first round and not make the cut since Matt Every at the 2020 Arnold Palmer Invitational. Overall, he is only the seventh player to do so in the last 10 years.

He had an 11-foot birdie putt on the last but couldn’t make it.

Tom Kim (more than 1)

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Tom Kim hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tom Kim felt like America’s pick to win this week, pulling out of a T-5 at the Sentry TOC and heading onto a golf course that perfectly suits his game.

It didn’t play out like the script.

Kim was helpless on the greens, shooting rounds of 72-69 to return to the mainland a few days early. The 20-year-old is in the field for next week’s American Express in California.

Billy Horschel (more than 3)

Billy Horschel waves to the crowd after making his putt on the ninth hole during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Billy Horschel has a T-7, a T-56 and a T-30 (for 39) so far this season. He also had a short workweek in Honolulu after shooting 72-71 on 36 holes to miss the cut.

Keegan Bradley (more than 3)

Keegan Bradley lines up his putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii golf tournament at Waialae Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Bradley missed nearly two shots with the flat-stick during the first two days in Waialae and, in turn, heads home early. The rounds of 71-72 were not enough to achieve it.

Harry Higgs (more than 3)

Harry Higgs of the United States waits to play the third green during the first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at the Waialae Country Club on January 12, 2023 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The big man fights continue as Harry Higgs heads home after rounds of 72-71.

In six starts this season, Higgs has now missed four cuts.

Sungjae Im (2 onwards)

Sungjae Im lines up his putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii golf tournament at Waialae Country Club. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

I only hit 50 percent of his fairways in two rounds and that turned out to be fatal. Rounds 71 ​​to 71 have me banging the trunk in heaven.

Gary Woodland (more than 1)

Gary Woodland of the United States plays his shot from the second tee during the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2023 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Woodland finished 1 over in two rounds, although Friday was much better than Thursday. A five under 65 with no bogeys wasn’t enough to get the job done.

Webb Simpson (more than 1)

Webb Simpson of the United States plays his shot from the fifth tee during the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2023 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Webb Simpson has now played in three events this season that were cut to 36 holes. He has missed you all. Not a great start to his 2022-23 campaign.

The story originally appeared on GolfWeek

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