Atwal ends tied 48th in WGC - HSBC Champions

Shanghai : Arjun Atwal went over-par for a second successive day, carding a 74 in the final round, to drop 10 rungs and sign off tied 48th in the WGC – HSBC Champions golf tournament here on Sunday.

Atwal managed two birdies against two bogeys and a double bogey to be two-over for the day and end the tournament with a total of three-over 291.

The Orlando-based golfer was one-over in the front nine after managing to sandwich a birdie in between a couple of bogeys.

The back nine comprised a double bogey against a birdie as Atwal rounded off his campaign on a rather disappointing note.

Italian Francesco Molinari clinched the title by a stroke after a second successive 67 left his overall score at 19-under 269.

England`s Lee Westwood finished second after returning a 67 in the final round.