Rory McIlroy shot a 70 to finish 25th as Peter Lawrie's 66 gave him a $15,000 payday in the Abu Dhabi Invitational at Yas Links Abu Dhabi.
South Africa's Darren Fichardt posted an eight under 64 to win the charity event by one stroke from Thongchai Jaidee, Rafael Cabrera Bello and Ross McGowan.
Lawrie finished solo fifth with Michael Hoey (68) earning $4,200 for 10th place and McIlroy $4,000. Scores
- 1st. Darren FICHARDT RSA 64 $50,000
- 2nd. Thongchai JAIDEE THA 65, Rafa CABRERA-BELLO ESP 65, Ross McGOWAN ENG 65 $25,000 each
- 5th. Peter LAWRIE IRL 66 $ 15,000
- 10th. Michael HOEY NIR 68 $4,200
- 25th Rory MCILROY NIR 70 $4,000
South East Alliance
West Waterford teenager Darragh Herlihy won won the South East Alliance outing at New Ross by four shots from Tipperary's Tony O'Sullivan thanks to a nett 69. In the gross, another West Waterford teenager in TW Murphy took the honours with a 73.
New Ross Sunday 25th Jan 2015
- 1st Nett Darragh Herlihy West Waterford (4) 69
- 2nd Nett Tony O’Sullivan Tipperary (4) 73
- 1st Gross: TW Murphy West Waterford (Scr) 73
- 2nd Gross: Eoin Conway West Waterford (4) 78