Arjun Atwal. (USA TODAY Sports)TRUCKEE: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal finished T-53 after adding another round of +4 points on the final day of the Barracuda Championship here. Atwal, who had six, three and four points in his first three rounds, picked up four birdies, one bogey and one double bogey in his final round on Sunday. "Sure it could have been much better, but that's the way one should feel after any round," he said with a laugh. "I am glad I lasted it out, two weeks in a row and feel fairly alright with three starts and three cuts made. One more event at Wyndham to go with a week in between from now and then." Atwal has great
Arjun Atwal hands his caddy a club during the Barracuda Championship at Old Greenwood. (USA TODAY Sports)TRUCKEE: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal heaved a sigh of relief after back-to-back birdies on his second nine helped him to make the cut at the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event to use the Modified Stable format scoring system. The 47-year-old Indian had three birdies and three bogeys as he picked three points from the round to take his total to +9 and make the cut at Tied-46th, eight places below his first round position. Atwal, who started his second round on the tenth tee, had setbacks with bogeys on 11th and 15th, but made amends with a birdie on 18th. A bogey
Francesco Molinari. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)Major champions Francesco Molinari and Padraig Harrington have withdrawn from next week's PGA Championship in San Francisco, tournament organisers said on Thursday. Neither player has competed on the PGA Tour since it resumed from the COVID-19 shutdown. The PGA Championship was originally scheduled for May before it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the first of three majors set to take place this year. Harrington, a winner of three major titles and Europe's Ryder Cup captain, has been replaced by American Talor Gooch for the tournament at TPC Harding Park, organisers said in a statement. Molinari, the 2018 British Open champion, has been replaced by Troy Merritt.