Galbraith and Gleeson sixth in Tailhade Cup
 Alex Gleeson (Castle) driving at the 6th tee in the semi final of the AIG Senior Cup at Carton House today (16/09/2016). Picture by  Pat Cashman

Alex Gleeson (Castle) driving at the 6th tee in the semi final of the AIG Senior Cup at Carton House today (16/09/2016). Picture by Pat Cashman

Whitehead's John Ross Galbraith and Castle's Alex Gleeson finished sixth behind the Uruguayan team of Agustin Tarigo and Juan Alvarez in the 45th edition of the Tailhade Cup.

Tarigo (70) and Alvarez (71) finished on eight under par 560 at Los Lagartos Country Club in Buenos Aires to win by 20 strokes from Paraguay's James Yoon and Gustavo Silvero (580) with  France's Edgar Catherine and Victor Veyret third on 581.

Gleeson (71) and Galbraith (74) finished on 21 over par.

Gleeson was ninth in the individual standings on two over par, eight shots behind Tarigo wiole Galbraith was cut after opening rounds of 77 and 78.