Madrid: Form deserted Indian golfers at the Madrid Masters and the trio of Shiv Kapur, Jyoti Randhawa and SSP Chowrasia missed the cut after returning over-par cards in the second round of the European Tour event here.
Kapur, who was overnight tied 27th, finished a stroke
below the cut-line after a roller-coaster three-over 75 left
his total at 144.
Kolkata-pro Chowrasia was three strokes adrift of Kapur
after carding a 76, while Randhawa (74) was further down the
leader-board with a total of 154.
One-over at the turn after managing one birdie against a
couple of bogeys, Kapur`s back-nine turned out to be a
The Delhi golfer found a birdie on the 10th but stumbled
to back-to-back double-bogeys on the 11th and 12th holes.
Kapur pulled off consecutive birdies on the next two holes but
again floundered with a double bogey on the 15th.
After parring the 16th, Kapur needed to sign off with
successive birdies to make the cut but he could manage only
Chowrasia, meanwhile, fetched just two birdies against
four bogeys and a double bogey in his card.
Randhawa, on the other hand, found five birdies but was
undone by three bogeys and a couple of double-bogeys
sandwiched in between.
At the top, England`s Luke Donald took the sole lead with
a total of 12-under 132 after returning a 67 in the second
Welshman Rhys Davies (68) was a stroke adrift of Donald
at the second spot.