Arjun Atwal makes cut at 3M Open; Koepka, Fleetwood miss cut


Indian golfer Arjun Atwal made the cut for the weekend motion at the 3M Open with a few very good par saves at the fag finish of the second one spherical for a four-under 67.Starting off beautifully with 4 birdies at the entrance 9 and including a 5th on 13th, he made a tremendous restoration after a disappointing first day 73. Atwal is two-under 140 and Tied-51st.

The problem got here when he dropped a shot on 16th when he overlooked the golf green on the second one shot and went into the tough. He overlooked a 13-footer for par.On the 17th, Atwal hit his tee shot into the golf green facet bunker however got here out rather well even though he nonetheless had a five-foot-nine for par. He holed.Atwal wanted a par on 18th to stick on within the event. He put his tee shot into the water.After taking a drop, he hit an exquisite shot over the water and onto the golf green, 35 toes from the pin, from the place he two-putted safely for par.

While Atwal ensured motion for the week, Indian-American Sahith Theegala (72-72) and Indo-Swede Daniel Chopra (72-75) overlooked the cut as 68 pros made it at two-under.

Defending champion Matthew Wolff (65-68) shot some of the six-bogey loose rounds of the day as he seeks to document his first two TOUR wins at the similar match.

While international No. 248th Werenski and 151-ranked Thompson led the sector, some top profile names to have overlooked the cut incorporated Brooks Koepka (70-71) and Tommy Fleetwood (71-72), who two weeks in the past flew in from UK and hung out in quarantine.

Atwal’s entrance 9 used to be flawless as he discovered all fairways and vegetables in legislation. He birdied 4 occasions, together with a 20-footer on par-Four 7th.He in any case overlooked a fairway on 11th, however a just right wedge from 94 toes gave him a 13-footer for par, which he holed.On 12th, Atwal went into the local space off the tee. From there, he went into left tough after which a bunker, however got here out neatly for a 10-footer for par and sank it.A 12-foot birdie on Par-3 13th noticed him get to five-under for the day, ahead of getting two just right pars on 14 and 15. A bogey on 16th put him in some risk and on each 17 and 18, he survived with some gutsy pictures.

“It was not easy today. It was windy and tough in the afternoon. After last time in Detroit, I worked on my putter and I putted well today and that helped,” mentioned Atwal.

On the shut shaves at the top, Atwal laughed and mentioned, “I’ve lost all my hair after today’s round. (Or) whatever little hair I had left.

“With putting improving, let us see how things go over the weekend.”Also lacking out used to be Paul Casey (72-72), Bubba Watson (67-74) and Dustin Johnson who withdrew after a again harm and a coarse first spherical.



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