O'Rourke gets within four at Brabazon Trophy

O'Rourke gets within four at Brabazon Trophy
 Conor O'Rourke carries his club down some steps at Royal County Down earlier this month. Picture:  Pat Cashman

Conor O'Rourke carries his club down some steps at Royal County Down earlier this month. Picture: Pat Cashman

Naas' Conor O'Rourke made five birdies in a one under 72 to move up to within four shots of the lead with a round to play in the Brabazon Trophy at Woodhall Spa.

The St Andrews Links Trophy holder moved up 13 places to tied fourth on four-under par and part of a five-man posse chasing down Jake Burnage (70), Lytham Trophy winner Jack Singh Brar (74) and South African Lyle McKlatchie (75), who lead on eight-under.

O'Rourke shares fourth place on four-under with Jamie Stewart (67), Matthew Jordan (68), David Boote (72) and Damien Brown (75).

Brabazon Trophy, Woodhall Spa (Hotchkin, Par 73)

Detailed scores

T1 BURNAGE, Jake (Saunton Golf Club) 71 70 70 211
T1 SINGH BRAR, Jack (Remedy Oak Golf Club) 67 70 74 211
T1 MCCLATCHIE, Kyle (Serengeti Golf Club)  70 66 75 211
T4 STEWART, Jamie (Old Course Ranfurly GC)  74 74 67 215
T4 JORDAN, Matthew (Royal Liverpool) 72 75 68 215
T4 BOOTE, David (Walton Heath)  74 69 72 215
T4 O’ROURKE, Conor (Naas Golf Club) 71 72 72 215
T4  BROWN, Daniel (Masham Golf Club)  72 68 75 215
T16 FAIRWEATHER, Colin (Knock) 73 75 70 218
T24 MCLARNON, Tiarnan (Massereene) 73 77 70 220
T37 GLEESON, Alex (Castle) 76 71 75 222
T42 GALBRAITH, John Ross (Whitehead) 71 73 79 223
T47 LESTER, Rowan (Hermitage) 77 67 80 22