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OAKVILLE, Ont. - Brad Fritsch summed up his second round at the RBC Canadian Open this way: "sloppy."
The Rideau View member had a 1-under par 71 Friday and with his opening round 75, missed the cut which fell at 2-under at Glen Abbey Golf Club.
Fritsch didn't have a birdie in his opening round and while he bounced back with four birdies and an eagle in the second round, he also had five more bogeys.
"I just didn't hit the quality shots when I made my bogeys," he said. "A three-putt. Just sloppy. Obviously, I had enough good holes (Friday), but wasn't clean enough."
Fritsch said he got sidetracked a bit in the first round concentrating on the things he was working on with coach Patrick Kelley instead of just playing.
He looked like he was going to make a move on his first nine on Friday (he teed off on the 10th hole) when he eagled the par-5 16th hole with a 22-foot birdie putt that just tumbled in on the right side and had Fritsch punching the air with his right hand.
He added a birdie at the par-5 18th to make the turn at 3-under, but was undone with bogeys on two of his last four holes.
Four birdies and an eagle in two rounds at a firm and fast Glen Abbey against eight bogeys just wasn't going to get it done.
Fritsch will turn his attention back to the Web. com Tour where he is coming off his best finish of the season, a tie for sixth last week at the Stonebrae Classic that bumped him up to 65th place on the money list.
The top 75 players advance, along with the players ranked 126-200 on the PGA Tour to the four-tournament playoffs where 50 PGA Tour cards for next season will be handed out.