Hugh Smyth

Majestic McGimpsey makes it three in a row

Garth McGimpsey romped to his third successive Irish Seniors Amateur Close title at Porrtumna. It may be a cliché, but the winning shot of the Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship for 2013 was the shot of a champion, and it came from Garth McGimpsey, who brilliantly sealed a third successive title with a superb three-under 69.

McGimpsey lurking at Portumna

Hugh Smyth is tied for the lead at Portumna. Hat-trick seeking Garth McGimpsey will go into the final round of the Irish Seniors Amateur Close just two shots behind pacesetters Michael Quirke and Hugh Smyth at Portumna.