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Golf: Newly married Scott makes Players cut on the number

Published on May 10, 2014 6:23 PM
 
This file photo taken on April 13, 2014 shows Adam Scott of Australia reacting after putting on the 18th green during the final round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Adam Scott made the cut right on the number at golf's Players Championship on Friday, several hours after revealing that he was married in secret to his long-time girlfriend three weeks ago. -- PHOTO: AFP

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (REUTERS) - Adam Scott made the cut right on the number at golf's Players Championship on Friday, several hours after revealing that he was married in secret to his long-time girlfriend three weeks ago.

The Australian world No. 2, for several years regarded as one of the most eligible bachelors in global sport, rebounded from a dismal opening 77 to fire a five-under-par 67 in the second round at the TPC Sawgrass.

That left him at level-par 144, and flirting with the projected cut-line which was established well after he had left the course.

"I don't think I played that much better to be honest," Scott told reporters after totalling seven birdies, including three in his last four holes.

 
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