Randhawa rises in Munich while Jeev misses cutKnoxville, Tennessee, June 21, 2008: PGTI member Arjun Atwal’s second round of two under 70 at the Knoxville Open (Nationwide Tour) saw him slip from the top of the leaderboard into tied sixth position. The 2008 Malaysian Open champion’s tournament total thus moved to eight under 136. Atwal who had shot an impeccable six under 66 in the first round, currently trails the leader, American D J Brigman by five strokes.
Atwal’s second round was highlighted by birdies on the fifth, 11th, 13th, 15th, 17th and bogeys on the fourth, eighth and 14th.
Meanwhile at the BMW International Open (European Tour) in Munich, Germany, Jyoti Randhawa made his move up the leaderboard with a second round score of three under 69 that placed him tied 27th. Jeev Milkha Singh on the other hand missed the cut as a result of his second round 74. Germany’s Martin Kaymer (68, 63) led the field at the end of round two with a total of 13 under 131.
Jyoti Randhawa’s (71, 69) total now stands at four under 140. His round on Friday included birdies on the third, sixth, seventh, 11th, 13th and bogeys on the first and 16th.
Shiv Kapur (71, 72) also made the cut as he totaled one under 143 after two rounds to be placed tied 57th. Kapur’s second round was marked by a birdie on the 17th and a bogey on the fifth.
Jeev Milkha Singh (70, 74) was not able to make the cut after he finished in tied 67th with an overall score of even par 144. On Friday, Jeev birdied the sixth and the 18th but a double bogey on the third, and bogeys on the fifth and 14th ended his campaign.