Irish golfer James Sugrue has won the Amateur Open Championship to book a golden ticket to the sport's biggest tournaments. In the final, Sugrue took the opening hole with a par before bagging two birdies to go four up through just seven holes. A further birdie, his third of the round at the ninth hole, saw the Cork golfer go five ahead and seemingly in control.
Monday 17 th to Saturday 22 nd of June The first Amateur Championship was held at Hoylake inwhere 44 players from 12 clubs contested a series of match play rounds. The winner of the Amateur Championship will receive an exemption to the Open Championship, the U.
Not surprisingly he started and finished a little nervously today but having settled down he played very nicely between holes 4 and 14, where he was 4 under par, to ensure he completed the job with some ease. After a triple bogey on the par 3 16th he showed good composure to par his final two holes. I need to go back and re-evaluate my goals now.
Gordon Stevenson, Scotland play-off. Duncan, Shandon Park A. Gordon, Troon, St Meddans. Craddock, Malahide J.
The championship has been played as a hole stroke-play event since Previously it was played as a match-play tournament. The championship was founded in and early winners included John Ball 3 times and Harold Hilton 4 times.
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Galway golfer Ronan Mullarney lit up the Flogas Irish Amateur Open with a scintillating score of 62 to take a four stroke lead after the opening round at Co Sligo. Mullarney, 23, made four birdies in his first nine and reeled off five in a row on the way home to break the course record by two shots. Most importantly, he holds a commanding position atop the leaderboard.
With the premier amateur event making only its second appearance in Ireland since it was first held at Portmarnock inthe host nation will be well-represented with world number 21 and reigning Australian Amateur Champion, Conor Purcell heading home hopes ahead of the June renewal. The best 64 players after holes of strokeplay qualifying at The Island and Portmarnock will take each other on during the Matchplay rounds at Portmarnock to determine the champion. Full Entry list.
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Taking place at County Sligo from 16th — 19th Maythe Flogas Irish Amateur Open will be one of the stand-out fixtures this year as the leading players from Great Britain and Ireland attempt to pick up a win that will put them in contention for a Walker Cup call-up in September. Obviously, there is a strong tradition of hosting major events at Rosses Point and bringing our blue riband international event west is an exciting prospect for everyone involved. Flogas has a strong portfolio of energy offerings for golf clubs throughout Ireland.