Amateur David Carey hits heights on Alps

Amateur David Carey hits heights on Alps

David Carey. Picture by Pat Cashman

Carton House amateur David Carey is just two shots outside the top 10 with a round to go in the opening event of the Alps Tour season in Egypt.

The 18-year old fired an eagle and three birdies in an excellent, two under 70 in the second round of the Red Sea El Ein Bay Open to go into the final round tied for 15th on one under par.

Thomas Elissalde of France (65-69) leads by one from England’s Steven Tiley on 10 under


The cut felt at two over with former European Tour players  Federico Colombo, Andrea Maestroni and Julien Clément missing out.