Carey in red numbers at Red Sea Little Venice Open
 David Carey

David Carey

Alps Tour — David Carey made four birdies in a one under 71 to lie five shots off the lead after the opening round of the Red Sea Little Venice Open at Sokhna Golf Club in Egypt.

The Dubliner is tied for 23rd and chasing Spanish co-leaders  Gerard Piris Mateu and Lucas Vacarisas, who carded six-under-par 66s to lead by two shots from Frenchmen Robin Roussel and Thomas Perrot.

Scores

Golf Clément Ader's Tommy O'Driscoll is joint 41st on level par after a 72 while his brother Eamonn, still an amateur, posted a nine-over-par 81.