Small wins Irish Assistant's Pro-Am

Patrick Small (Galway G.C) on the 15th tee during Round 4 of The Cassidy Golf 103rd Irish PGA Championship in Roganstown Golf Club on Sunday 13th October 2013. Picture: Thos Caffrey /

Galway Golf Club assistant Patrick Small carded a four under par round of 67 to win the Irish PGA Assistant's Championship Pro-Am at Nuremore Hotel and Country Club.

Small edged out Greenore's Keith Shannon by a shot at the Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan venue in a round highlighted by an eagle at the par four 17th.

Small also guided his amateur partners to team success, finishing with 95 points.

The opening round of the two-day Irish Assistant's Championship gets under way on Tuesday

Irish PGA Assistants Championship Pro-Am

1 Patrick Small (Galway GC) 67

2 Keith Shannon (Greenore GC) 68

3 Neil O'Briain (Old Conna GC)  70

T4 Graham Donohoe (Rosslare GC) 71

T4 David Ruddy 71

T4 Noel Murray (Massereene GC) 71

7 Hazel Kavanagh (Carr Golf Services) 72

T8 Brian Doheny (Rathsallagh GC) 73

T8 Ian Brennan (Greenore GC) 73

T8 Gavin Byrne (Farnham Estate GC) 73

Team Scores

1 Patrick Small 95

2 Keith Shannon 93

3 Neil O'Briain 91

T4 Graham Donohoe 90

T4 Trevor Reynolds 90