Atwal shoots 66 in second round moves up leaderboard

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Pebble Beach (California), Feb 12 (PTI) Indian golferArjun Atwal rediscovered some lost form with a four-under 66in the second round to make the weekend cut of the AT&T PebbleBeach National Pro-Am here.

The Indian, who made his US Open debut at the same club,shot the 66 at the Monterrey Peninsula Country Club, one ofthree courses that is used for the event.

Following his disappointing 75 in the first round atPebble Beach Links on the first day, he is now one-under andat tied 62nd, up from overnight 117th.

The cut at this special event, where amateurs are pairedwith the pros, comes after 54 holes and only top-60 and tiesmake the final round at the famous Pebble Beach.

On the second day, Atwal, starting on tenth, had birdieson the 12th, 15th and 16th, but dropped a shot on the 18th.

On the second nine, he had birdies on the fifth andsixth.

Steve Marino added a 66 to his first round 65 to be13-under 141 and lead D A Points by four shots. Points hadrounds of 63 and 70.

There is a large group at seven-under and it includedPadraig Harrington, who played with Marino.

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