Atwal trails at Rocket golf event
Detroit, Michigan: Returning to competitive golf after four months, India’s Arjun Atwal opened his campaign at the Rocket Mortgage Classis with a round of two-under 70. Atwal was Tied-68th, five shots behind the three coleader led by Doc Redman, Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner, who shot seven-under 65 each. Six others carded 66 each at the Detroit Golf Club on Thursday. Atwal, who said the course suited his eye, had a birdie chance on first from under seven-and-a-half feet, but missed and then on second, he missed a par putt from six-anda-half feet after going into the rough from the tee. He followed with a birdie from 11 feet on fourth, holed a testy par from 13 feet on sixth before coming out well from bunker to get a birdie on seventh and turned in one-under. On the back nine, he holed from 21 feet on 10th for birdie, missed from inside three feet for par on 11th.