Graeme McDowell misses cut in Classic of New Orleans

Graeme McDowell
Graeme McDowell's challenge faded with a second-round 75

Graeme McDowell is out of the Classic of New Orleans after a second-round 75 left him well off the cut mark and 14 shots behind leader Bubba Watson.

The US Open champion who opened with a one-over 73, started at the 10th and immediately picked up a birdie.

But McDowell stumbled with a couple of bogeys before having a double-bogey on the par-four 16th for the second day.

McDowell finished with a 75 and on four over par for the tournament with the cut propected at level par.

Watson of the United States was the leader in the clubhouse on 10 under par for the two rounds.

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