Atwal tied 22nd, Jeev misses cut at Texas Open

Updated: May 16, 2010, 11:13 AM IST

San Antonio: Arjun Atwal returned a
subdued even-par 70 to slip to tied 22nd but it was curtains
for Jeev Milkha Singh as he missed the cut despite an improved
show in the second round of the Valero Texas Open golf
tournament here.

Atwal`s two-day total stands at three-under 141 after he
found a birdie and a bogey in the second round, which was
suspended by a day due to bad weather.

After remaining even-par in a blemishfree front-nine,
Atwal found his first and only birdie of the day on the 10th
hole. But a bogey on the 13th left him even-par for the round.

In contrast, Jeev, who fell short of the cutline by just
a stroke, endured an eventful day.

Jeev struck two birdies against one dropped shot in the
front nine to make the turn one-under.

The back-nine turned out to be a disappointing one as he
stumbled to two bogeys and a double bogey against just one
birdie to drop out of contention.

At the top, it was a four-way tie for the lead with
Matt Jones (71), Brett Wetterich (68), Jimmy Walker (67) and
James Nitties (67) having totals of seven-under 137 after two