Puerto Rico Open: Arjun Atwal make cut

Rio Grande , PTI | Updated : 07 March 2015, 12:57 PM

Arjun Atwal playing his first PGA Tournament since September last year made the cut with a one-under 71 in the second round of the Puerto Rico Open.

The only Indian to have won on the PGA Tour shot 73 in the first round and added a 71 in the second. At even par 144, he was tied 31st after gaining 10 places from his overnight 41st place.

Also making the weekend action was Daniel Chopra (74-69) in tied 21st place after a windy second round.

The 44-year-old Czech-born German Alex Cejka birdied three of his last five holes on Friday for a 5-under 67 and that gave him a one-shot lead.

Cejka birdied 5th, 7th and 9th in a bogey-free round to reach seven-under 137 at Trump International - Puerto Rico.

He has made only one bogey in 36 holes. Brandon Hagy was second after finding a birdie on his final hole for a 67.

Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo was third at 5 under after a 70. Defending champion Chesson Hadley topped the group at 3 under after a 70. First-round leader Mark Hubbard followed his opening 68 with a 74 to drop to 2 under. 

First Published: Saturday, March 07, 2015 12:55 PM
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