Paul O’Hara (Kilkenny) in action at Lahinch. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieKilkenny might have relinquished their All Ireland hurling title but the pain of Sunday will ease considerably for Paul O’Hara if he can come through to win the South of Ireland Amateur Open at storied Lahinch today.
Paul O’Hara lines up a putt on the third at Lahinch. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieCairndhu’s Ryan McKinstry dodged a bullet to beat Rathmore’s Ben Best at the 23rd and reach the semi-finals of the South of Ireland Amateur Open at Lahinch.
Paul Dunne tees off in the third round at Baltray on Monday. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieA two-shot swing on the par-five 18th left Headfort’s Brian Casey just two strokes adrift of overnight leader Paul Dunne of Greystones with a round to play in the East of Ireland Amateur Open at a sun-splashed Baltray.
Paul Dunne is seven under par after two rounds in the East of Ireland at Baltray. Archive picture by Pat Cashman. 2020 Greystones’ Paul Dunne will take a four-stroke lead over Headfort’s Brian Casey into the final two rounds of the East of Ireland Amateur Open at County Louth.
Dessie Morgan in action at Baltray this morning. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieMullingar’s Dessie Morgan has a chance to pull off one of the victories of the year after an opening 68 gave him the first round lead in the East of Ireland Amateur Open at County Louth.