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The dream of a European Tour future continues to attract Ireland’s army of mini tour players to the Europro Tour. What remains a mystery is how they continue to battle financial hardship and a seemingly endless series of reverses for so little reward.
Simon Thornton fired a six under 66 and Ballymena’s Chris Devlin a seven under 64 as scoring turned red-hot at all four venues in the third round of the European Tour Qualifying School Second Stage in Spain.
David Higgins knows that you have no business going to Q-School if you cannot cruise through Stage One and the old dog proved to be the man for the hard road when he headed the six Irish contenders to survive the Section B qualifiers in England and Germany this week.
Paul Cutler’s European Tour career remains on hold after the former Walker Cup star missed the 54-hole cut at the First Stage of the Qualifying School for the second year in a row.
Walker Cup star Alan Dunbar boosted his chances of winning his tour card when he fired a second round 66 in his Stage One Section B qualifier at the European Tour Qualifying School in England.
Five of Ireland’s 14 hopefuls were inside the qualifying mark after the opening rounds of the Section B European Tour Qualifying School tests in England and Germany.
Paul Cutler is looking forward to getting his 2012 season off to an exciting start when he tees it up in the Ulster Bank PGA Europro Open at Galgorm Castle from May 29 to June 1.
Carrickfergus’ Ross Oliver fired a three-under par 69 to move into the qualifying places at the halfway stage of the European Tour School’s First Qualifying Stage Section B qualifier at Wychwood Park.
The top 25 and ties progress to December’s Second Sage from the Cheshire venue and Europro Tour regular Oliver, 24, is tied for 23rd on the current one-over par target score, nine strokes behind leader Steve Uzzell.
Former professional footballer Stephen Grant is the only Irish player inside the qualifying places after the opening rounds of the Section B qualifiers in the First Stage of the European Tour School.