ISPS Handa Wales Open

Round up - Leona shines; Selfridge digs deep; Power survives

Ladies European Tour — World amateur No 1 Leona Maguire bogeyed two of her last four holes but still ended the day inisde the Top 10 in the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters at Buckinghamshire.

Round up - Leona shines; Selfridge digs deep; Power survives

Lowry breaks million euro barrier in Wales — €1.15m for 2014

Shane Lowry holed a four foot birdie putt at the last worth an extra €122,331 as he shared second behind Joost Luiten un the ISPS Handa Wales Open at The Celtic Manor Resort.

Lowry breaks million euro barrier in Wales — €1.15m for 2014

Lowry putts them in the shade

Shane Lowry — armed with a new putter from his huge collection — tops a star-studded leaderboard at the halfway stage of the ISPS Handa Wales Open after a flawless second round 65 at The Celtic Manor Resort, but admitted his position was something of a surprise, writes the European Tour.

Lowry putts them in the shade

McGinley Hints at Relaxed Captaincy Style

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has given his backing to those players opting to miss this weekend’s Wales Open at Celtic Manor and hinted that his approach to leading the European team will be laid back and conducive with players taking key decisions for themselves.

McGinley Hints at Relaxed Captaincy Style

McGrane banishes card worries in Wales

Damien McGrane gestures at marshals during the Wales Open. Picture: David Lloyd / www.golffile.ieProfessional golfers live in hope of that one big week that washes all the disappointment away. Damien McGrane finally had his at the ISPS Handa Wales Open.

McGrane hangs tough in Wales

Damien McGrane acknowledges the crowd after a birdie two at the 13th. Picture: David Lloyd / www.golffile.iePaul McGinley crashed out of contention but Damien McGrane’s one under 70 left him within touching distance of a card-saving result - over even his first win since 2008 - in the ISPS Handa Wales Open.

McGinley keen to scratch eight-year itch

Paul McGinleyEuropean Ryder Cup skipper Paul McGinley is in contention in the ISPS Wales Open. Picture: David Lloyd / www.golffile.iePaul McGinley showed his undoubtd class and put himself in contention for his first European Tour win for nearly eight years in the ISPS Handa Celtic Manor Wales Open.

McGinley proves he's still a player

Paul McGinley showed signs in Wales that he still has the game to win on tour. Picture Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.iePaul McGinley proved he’s more than just a businessman or a Ryder Cup captaincy contender when he closed with a flawless six under par 65 to share sixth place, two shots behind winner Thongchai Jaidee in the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.