Niall Kearney is the best of the Irish but still seven shots behind James Maw in the EuroProTour’s Cobra Puma Golf Championship at Hawkstone Park near Shrewsbury.
The Dubliner shot a two under par 69 to share 23rd place on a day when Maw made an eagle two and seven birdies in a nine under 62.
Delgany’s Simon Bryan and Clandeboye’s Jonny Caldwell signed for level par 71s with Stephen Grant (72) and Tim Rice (75) completing the Irish scoring.
Cobra Puma Golf Championship, Hawkstone Park (Par 71)
- T23 Niall Kearney The Royal Dublin -2 69 69
- T52 Simon Bryan Delgany Golf Club E 71 71
- T52 Jonathan Caldwell Clandeyboye E 71 71
- T74 Stephen Grant Mount Juliet +1 72 72
- T116 Tim Rice Limerick Golf Club +4 75 75