David Jones

Cutler digs deep to stay alive at Q-School

Portstewart’s Paul Cutler is just outside the qualifying places with a round to go at the First Stage of Q-School in Crewe. Picture: Fran Caffrey www.newsfile.ieFive Irishmen are inside the qualifying places with a round to go at the First Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School Section B in England and Germany.

But the real heroes of day still have work to do.

Moriarty and Kearney shine at School

Colm MoriartyGlasson’s Colm Moriarty leads at Wychwood Park at Stage One of Q-School. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieNiall Kearney made a move in Germany as sabbatical man Colm Moriarty soared to the top of the pile in the First Qualifying Stage of the European Tour School at Wychwood Park.

Route 66 for McGee at Q-School

Ruaidhri McGeeRuaidhri McGee. Picture courtesy www.europrotour,comRosapenna’s Ruaidhiri McGee got his European Tour card bid off to a sizzling start with an immaculate six under 66 in the First Qualifying Stage at Wychwood Park near Crewe.

Maybin secures major start at Muirfield

Gareth Maybin will be playing in The Open at Muirfield next month. Picture © Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ieGareth Maybin will play in his second major next month after clinching one of nine places in the Open Championship on offer from International Final Qualifying Europe at Sunningdale.

Higgins heads B specials at School

David Higgins comfortably made it to the Second Stage of the Qualifying SchoolDavid Higgins knows that you have no business going to Q-School if you cannot cruise through Stage One and the old dog proved to be the man for the hard road when he headed the six Irish contenders to survive the Section B qualifiers in England and Germany this week.