Arjun Atwal misses cut by one shot in US

Press Trust of India
Oct 13, 2012 at 08:22pm IST

San Martin: Arjun Atwal missed the cut by one shot despite two birdies on his second nine in the second round of the Frys.com Open on the PGA Tour.

Atwal, who was lying way down after a two-over 73 in the first round, ended at even par 142 while the cut came at one-under 141.

The Indian started at the tenth and bogeyed the 13th, but then birdied the 15th, first and sixth.

Arjun Atwal misses cut by one shot in US

Atwal missed the cut by one shot despite two birdies on his second nine in the second round of the Frys.com Open.

John Mallinger opened a four-stroke lead following an eagle and two birdies on the final four holes for a course record-tying 9-under 62. He eagled the par-5 15th and closed with consecutive birdies to reach 14 under.

The 33-year-old Mallinger is winless in seven seasons on the PGA TOUR.

Billy Horschel (65) and Jhonattan Vegas (67) were second at 10-under 132. Nicolas Colsaerts (68), Nick O'Hern (71) and Scott Dunlap (63) were tied 4th at nine-under 133.

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