Whitson leads Irish in Egypt
Reeve Whitson

Reeve Whitson

Royal County Down's Reeve Whitson closed with a level par 72 to share 28th in the Red Sea Ain Sokhna Classic in Egypt.

The former international star, who was tied 22nd on his 2016 debut last week, picked up €338. 


Headfort's Rory McNamara made three bogeys and two birdies in a 73 to finish 36th on five over with Stackstown's Richard Bridges tied 42nd after a final round 76.

At the top of the leaderboard, Belgium's Christopher Mivis birdied four of the last five holes for a 65 and a three stroke win on 10 under par from Dutchman Michael Kraaij, Austria's Bernard Neumayer and Germany's Max Kramer.