McDowell and Clarke miss halfway cut in Florida

Graeme McDowell
Graeme McDowell finished fifth in the recent Honda Classic at West Palm Beach

Northern Ireland golfers Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke have missed the halfway cut at the Valspar Championship in Florida.

McDowell carded a second-round 72, which included five birdies, four bogeys and one double bogey, to lie four over, one off the cut mark.

Clarke posted a second successive 77 to lie well down the field on 12 over.

Padraig Harrington's round of 71 sees him on three over, eight behind leaders Will MacKenzie and Steve Stricker.