Contenders book place in Irish Championship field

Adare Manor Golf Club. Picture via

Ian Colleran (Killarney Golf & Fishing Club), Paul Masterson (Coollattin GC), Michael Quinlivan and Michael O'Shea (Rathsallagh) topped the leaderboard at the PGA Irish Championship qualifying event at Adare Manor GC.

The quartet carded two under par rounds of 67 to book their places with something to spare.

The cut-off point for one of the 38 qualifying places on offer fell at four over 73.

The 104th PGA Irish Championship in association with the Down Syndrome Centre, will be played at Adare Manor GC on October 2-5.

Irish PGA Championship, At Adare Manor GC


67 -  Ian Colleran; Paul Masterson; Michael Quinlivan; Michael O'Shea.

68 - Warren Ryan; Gary Howie; Padraig Dooley; Richard Creamer.

69 – David Hayes; Martin McTernan; Dara Lernihan. 

70 -  Daniel Beattie; Gerry Burke; Shaun Donnelly; Sean Cotter.

71 - Jamie O'Sullivan; Patrick Sheehy; Chris Moriarty; John Dignam; Mark Whelan; Mark O'Mahony; Scott Kirkpatrick.

72  - Christian Porter; William Noble; Kevin Foy; Ciaran Carroll; Philip Ring; David Foley; Enda Maguire; John Murray; David Ruddy; Liam Bowler; Zak Rouiller

73 - Ciaran Hegarty; Shane McCabe; Mark Heinemann; Shane O'Sullivan; Brendan McDaid 


Graham Callaghan; Frank Holly;Peter Hickey; Duncan Purcell