Round-up: Casey cashes in; McGee lurking; Power cut

Brian Casey

EuroPro Tour — Headfort's Brian Casey moved up to 18th in the Race to Desert Springs standings after he picked up £6,000 for his second place finish behind Marcus Armitage in the Tree Of Life Championship at Close House.

Armitage, 28, claimed his second win of the year on 11 under par thanks to a closing 68 as Casey  68, 67, 68) finished second on nine under. Johnny Caldwell was sixth. 

Detailed score

  • 1 Marcus Armitage  Howley Hall Golf Club -3 F -11 67 67 68 202  £10,000 
  • 2 Brian Casey  Headfort Golf Club -2 F -9 68 67 69 204  £6,000  
  • 6 Jonathan Caldwell  BetMcLean -5 F -5 71 71 66 208  £1,500  
  • T15 Alan Dunbar Team Ireland E F -3 69 70 71 210  £581.25 
  • T46 Stephen Grant  Mount Juliet +5 F +3 67 73 76 216  £312.50
Challenge Tour — Nacho Elvira carded a three under par 69 to get to 18 under and maintain his lead at the ROLEX Trophy.
He is edging closer to a career-changing third European Challenge Tour victory this year and automatic graduation to The European Tour.
New Zealander Ryan Fox signed for a five under par 67 to move to within two shots of the Spaniard, but Elvira is sure to take confidence from his final round performances en route to his brace of wins this season.
Ruaidhri McGee. 16th in the Rankings and just one place and €285 outside promotion, shot a level par 72 to lie ninth on 11 under.  Scores Tour — Seamus Power missed the cut in the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot. 

The West Waterford player added a two under 69 to his opening 72 but at one over par, he missed the cut by five shots at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee where Matt Fast leads by one of 12 under from Korea's DH Lee. Scoring

Ranked 52nd in the money list with 81,979, Power is projected to fall to 56th.