David Brady

Mulligan and Kerr qualify in British Boys

County Louth’s Thomas Mulligan and Royal Portrush’s Peter Kerr were the only Irish qualifiers for Thursday’s matchplay stages of the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale and Southport and Ainsdale.

Mulligan and Kerr qualify in British Boys

Carnage at Castlerock - 75 leads as scores rocket

Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell had two eagles yet still only managed a 75 for a share of the first round lead with The Island’s Gareth Hogan in the Ulster Boys Championship at Castlerock.

Carnage at Castlerock - 75 leads as scores rocket

Mulligan third behind stunning Penge in Peter McEvoy Trophy

Laytown and Bettystown's Thomas Mulligan closed with rounds of 68 and 74 to finish a fine third behind runaway winner Marco Penge in the Peter McEvoy Trophy at Copt Heath near Birmingham.

Mulligan third behind stunning Penge in Peter McEvoy Trophy

No doubting Thomas as Tramore win AIG Senior Cup

For the second day running Alan Thomas birdied the 19th hole to win his match – only this time he was putting to secure the AIG Senior Cup title for Tramore, writes the GUI.

No doubting Thomas as Tramore win AIG Senior Cup

Lester qualifies with ease in Scotland

Hermitage's Rowan Lester cruised into the matchplay stages of the British Boys Amateur Championship when finished tied for third behind Scots Calum Fyfe and Christopher Curran in strokeplay qualifying at Prestwick and Dundonald Links.

Lester qualifies with ease in Scotland

Lester leads British Boys after opening 72

Hermitage’s Rowan Lester grabbed the first round lead in the Boys Amateur Championship with an even-par round of 72 at Dundonald Links.

Lester leads British Boys after opening 72

Teenager Brady burns up the Point - 64

Fog delayed teenager David Brady’s Radisson Blue sponsored West of Ireland Championship debut by two and a half hours but the County Sligo lad could probably have burned it off himself so hot was his game as he shaved a shot off the course record, reeling off nine birdies in a seven under 64 on the famous Rosses Point links.

Teenager Brady burns up the Point - 64