Bolger and Thornton win St Margaret’s Laura Lynn PGA Pro Am
 St Margaret's Golf and Country Club

St Margaret's Golf and Country Club

Kilkenny’s Jimmy Bolger and Simon Thornton carded five under par 68s to win Friday's €8,000 St Margaret’s Laura Lynn PGA Pro Am.

Limerick’s Tim Rice and former European Tour winner Damien McGrane finished in a tie for third, one shot back after a pair of 69s.

North West’s Brian McElhinney and his amateur partners of Fran Dillon, Gerry Costello and Shane Murphy collected the team prize with 94 points.

St Margaret’s Laura Lynn PGA Pro Am,  St Margaret’s Golf & Country Club (Par 73)

Detailed scores

68 Jimmy Bolger (Kilkenny GC) 68, Simon Thornton (Simon Thornton Golf)

69 Damien McGrane, Tim Rice  (Limerick GC)

70 David Higgins  (Waterville Golf Links), Cian McNamara  (Monkstown GC)

72 Brian McElhinney  (North West GC), John Murray (Malahide GC), Mark O’Sullivan (Piltown Driving Range).