Florence leads Irish Seniors by three at Concra Wood
 Concra Wood

Concra Wood

England's Bob Florence opened with a four-under 68 to lead the Irish Seniors Amateur Open by three shots from Malone's Barry Hobson at Concra Wood.

Royal Curragh's Alan Egan, Naas' Maurice Kelly and Moate's Bert Burke are in a five-way tie for third on level par.

Irish Seniors Amateur Open, Concra Wood GC (Par 72)

Detailed scores

Round One

68 B Florence (Eng); 

71 B Hobson (Malone); 

72 I Clarke (Eng), A Egan (Royal Curragh), M Kelly (Naas), I Brotherston (Sco), B Burke (Moate); 

73 J Starnes (USA), T Hawkings (Eng), G Wilson (Calcot Park), J Johnston (Sco), A Morrow (Portmarnock), S Graham (Eng); 

74 T Tyrrell (The Heath), T Foster (Eng), G Forrest (Eng), I Crowther (Eng), H Smyth (Mourne);

75 J Mitchell (Tramore), A Lilley (Ballyclare), A Williams (Wal), S Ostrom (Eng), T Hayes (Co. Louth), R Berry (Rossmore), D Hannis (Eng);

76 C Walshe (Dundalk), M Coote (Tralee), J McWilliams (Naas), R Elmes (Eng), J Ambridge (Eng), P Cowley (Cork), P Higgins (Naas), J Crean (Kinsale), A Brewer (Eng), T Gray (Eng), A Mew (Eng), G McGimpsey (Royal Portrush), S East (Eng), T Whittaker (Eng), I Smyth (Clandeboye), N Duke (Killiney);

77 C Jones (Wal), N McGrane (The Royal Dublin), A Brannock (Newlands), L Halpin (Westport), R Clark (Eng), N Evans (Wal), T Patterson (Sco), A Atkinson (Eng), E Heywood (City of Derry), A Hogan (Eng), I Attoe (Eng);

78 T Price (Eng), A Carman (Eng), M Chambers (The Royal Dublin), B O'Gorman (Rossmore), J Gilbert (Malone), K Bruce (Sco), B O'Malley (The Royal Dublin), M Quirke (Doneraile), D Brabazon (Balbriggan), J Johnston (Sco), P Cunningham (Eng), S Robson (Eng), C McIlroy (Holywood);

79 M Darcy (Tullamore), R Fox (Eng), K Sheehy (Athlone), F Flynn (Laytown & Bettystown), P Rogers (Dundalk), M Eager (Lucan), T Daggett (Eng);

80 D Cameron (Eng), G O'Sullivan (Tralee), L Doran (Co. Louth), J Hughes (Woodbrook), G Rees (Wal), R McDowell (Royal Belfast), L MacNamara (Rosslare), T Stafford (Sco), B O'Leary (Greystones), J Crowley (The Island), F Gort (Island of Man);

81 A Ennis (Bright Castle), J Carroll (Co. Louth), M Ahern (Skerries), D O'Donovan (Bandon), G Rodaks (Sco), K Rivers (Eng), B Donlon (Birr), D Cromie (Eng);

82 D Wilson (Royal Co. Down), K Magennis (Banbridge), J McMeekin (Massereene), P Morgan (Co. Sligo), P Houston (Galgorm Castle), M Hogan (Glasson), C Wilson (Sco), E Murphy (Royal Curragh), E Rogers (Dundalk ), N Mannion (Dun Laoghaire);

83 D Baker (St Patrick’s), J Doran (Letterkenny), J Dempsey (Royal Curragh); 

84 K Knightly (The Royal Dublin), J Morris (Balbriggan), J Kirwan (Eng), A Smith (Blainroe); 

85 M Donohue (Portumna), D Weekes (Malone); 

86 N O'Brien (Corballis Links), J Maguire (Co. Louth), N Brown (Eng), M Cooper (Eng); 

87 D McCart (Sco), G Bailie (Lisburn), P Graham (Eng), D McCarthy (Killiney), G O'Kennedy (Athlone), E Dunn (Eng); 

88 J Crowley (Athy), J Paton (Sco), D Morris (Limerick); 

92 T Byrne (Greystones);

99 M O'Shea (Co. Louth); 

WD M Byrne (Jersey); 

NR P Cox (Balbriggan), J Cassidy (Betchworth Park ), R Timlin (Galway), J Hutchinson (The Royal Dublin), A Bell (Greencastle); 

RTD D Deasy (Waterford).