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Atwal, Chopra fail to make cut at Zurich Classic

Both Arjun Atwal and Daniel Chopra missed the cut at the Zurich Classic, an event, where both of them had top-10 finishes in 2005.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2006 11:28 IST

Arjun Atwal and Daniel Chopra missed the cut at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an event, where both of them had top-10 finishes in 2005.

Atwal, who has been struggling with his game this season, had a see-saw round with five birdie, four bogeys and two doubles bogeys for a round of 75 that saw him finish one-over 145 for two rounds. The cut came at four-under despite strong wind blowing across the golf course.

Chopra shot a 76 with four birdies, three bogeys, one double and a triple on the par-5 15th. He ended at four-over 148.

Meanwhile, Joe Durant shot a round of eight-under 64 with eight birdies to take a two-stroke lead. He was 12-under followed by Brett Wetterich (65).

Two-time US Open champion Retief Goosen shot a 3-under 69 and was in a bunch of seven players at nine-under 135.

Atwal has made only five cuts in 12 starts and missed seven in his last nine tournaments. Chopra has also struck a bad patch, having missed the cut in four of the last five events.