2017 Masters: Five Golfers Who Disappointed

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Apr 7, 2017; Augusta, GA, USA; The moon rises behind the cabins along the 10th hole during the second round of The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports /

Who let us down most heading to the weekend in Augusta?

Masters weekend promises some hot golf. In the final 10 groups on moving day Saturday are the likes of Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler and even Freddie Couples, just to name a few.

A bunched leaderboard is sure to provide some weekend fireworks and the fine folks at CBS are certainly licking their chops more than Ángel Cabrera at the Champions Dinner. Some big names, though, will be resigned to watch the light display from home.

Slamming their trunks on Friday were 15 major champions (12 of them in ownership of a green jacket), eight top-25 players in the world and the top man in the European Tour’s Race to Dubai standings. And that’s not including world No. 1 Dustin Johnson who withdrew on the first tee Thursday in case you were living under a rock and missed the news.

We’ll forgive past Masters champs 59-year-olds Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle for missing the weekend (shoutout 58-year-old Larry Mize for making the cut on the number), but others were expected to do more at Augusta.

Who are the five most glaring missed cuts? The five that submarined fantasy lineups and bet slips around the world most? I have just the list for you: