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Two bogeys in his last six holes cost Darren Clarke a chance to break 70 in the opening round of the Asian Tour’s CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters.
The €170,000 Northern Ireland Open Challenge will have two title sponsors and up to 13 minor backers when the action gets underway at Galgorm Castle from August 29 to September 1.
Michael Hoey will head the field when the Challenge Tour returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in a decade with the €170,000 Northern Ireland Open Challenge at Galgorm Castle.
Former Open winner Darren Clarke showed signs that he is recovering from his slump but it was Damien McGrane who topped the Irish contingent after the opening round of the Tshwane Open in South Africa.
Shane Lowry faces an anxious 10-day wait - maybe more - to see if he qualifies for the WGC-Accenture Matchplay.
But Peter Lawrie remains in with a shout of claiming his second win on tour after a grinding, bogey-free 70 left him just four shots adrift of leader Richard Sterne, tied for 11th with Gareth Maybin (67) on eight under par in the Dubai Desert Classic.
Peter Lawrie opened with a super 66 in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic but Shane Lowry’s 74 left him in danger of failing to qualify for next month’s WGC-Accenture Match Play suffered a major blow.
Shane Lowry was one of the first to tweet his congratulations to pal Chris Wood after the lanky Englishman brilliantly eagled the final hole to win his maiden European Tour title by one shot at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.
Peter Lawrie was the only Irish player in the Top-200 in the world rankings to make a positive movefollowing his share of 23rd with Pádraig Harrington in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Pádraig Harrington broke the 30-putt barrier for the third day in a row but found himself 10 shots adrift of Justin Rose with a round to go in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.