Gleeson three back as all eight Irish make cut in SA
 Alex Gleeson (Castle). Picture by  Pat Cashman

Alex Gleeson (Castle). Picture by Pat Cashman

Alex Gleeson followed his 65 with a two over 74 but still leads the Irish challenge in the Liberty Gauteng North Open in South Africa.

All eight of the GUI’s official party made the cut at Irene Country Club with Castle man Gleeson in 10th place on five under par, three shots behind leaders Jamie Bower (68), Rosswell Sinclair (69) and Clifford Thompson (71). 

Jack Hume and John-Ross Galbraith shot 70s to move up to tied 16th on two under with a 71 for Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan leaving him inside the top 30 on one under par.

Robin Dawson (72) and Rowan Lester (75)  were on 144 and 145 respectively while Dermot McElroy (74) and Colm Campbell (73) made the two over par cut on the mark.

Liberty Gauteng North Open, Irene Country Club

Detailed scores

  • 1 JAMIE BOWER 68 68 136
  • 1 ROSSWELL SINCLAIR 67 69 136
  • 1 CLIFFORD THOMPSON 65 71 136
  • 4 HERMAN LOUBSER 68 69 137
  • 4 GARRICK HIGGO 68 69 137
  • 6 LOUIS ALBERTSE 63 75 138
  • 6 MAX BOEGEL 67 71 138
  • 6 DYLAN NAIDOO 69 69 138
  • 6 SEAN BRADLEY 69 69 138
  • 10 ALEX GLEESON 65 74 139
  • 16 JACK HUME 72 70 142
  • 16 JOHN-ROSS GALBRAITH 72 70 142
  • 28 STUART GREHAN 72 71 143
  • 33 ROBIN DAWSON 72 72 144
  • 37 ROWAN LESTER 70 75 145
  • 47 DERMOT MCELROY 72 74 146
  • 47 COLM CAMPBELL 73 73 146