Jeev, Chowrasia, Kapur make cut; Atwal slips

Jeev, Chowrasia, Kapur make cut; Atwal slips

Jeev returned an even-par 71 to be the highest-placed among the three at tied sixth with a total of one-under 141. Chowrasia carded a two-over 73 for a share of the 24th spot with a total of 144.

Kapur, who was tied fourth after the first round, had the biggest slump among the three, turning in a seven-over 78 to lie at the bottom of the heap at tied 47th with an overall tally of five-over 147.

While Jeev managed four birdies against an equal number of bogeys, Chowrasia dropped four strokes and gained two.Kapur, on the other hand, had a woeful day as he stumbled to eight bogeys and a double bogey against just three birdies at the Club de Golf Valderrama.
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At the top of the leaderboard, Graeme McDowell (67) took a two-stroke lead with a total of seven-under 135. Gareth Maybin (68) held the second position.

Atwal tied 27th
Indian golfer Arjun Atwal carded a modest two-under 69 to slip a couple of spots to tied 27th before a lightning storm forced suspension of play in the third round of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic in Kuala Kumpur on Saturday.

Atwal’s overall total stood at five-under 208 after he sent down a couple of birdies today. Both the birdies came in the back-nine — on the 14th and 17th holes.At the top of the leaderboard, Ben Crane was leading at 13-under but still had seven holes to complete in the Asian and PGA Tour co-sanctioned event.

Lee-Ann for Indian Open
South African Lee-Anne Pace, the leader on the Ladies European Tour Order of merit, is all set for the Hero Honda Women’s Indian Open golf, starting in Gurgaon Nov 11. A total of 123 players have entered the Hero Honda Women’s Indian Open which will be played Nov 11-13 at the DLF Golf and Country Club here.

The prize purse is $300,000, the highest ever in Indian women’s professional golf history.
The 29-year-old Pace won the Sanya Ladies Open in China to take over the top spot from Laura Davies, who will also be in India for the Indian Open.