Q School woe for Heggarty
A nightmare final round cost Jimmy Heggarty dearly as he missed out on a Senior Tour card for 2012 at Qualifying School in Portugal.
After opening rounds of 70, 71 and 70 had put the Claremorris man in contention, a final-round 78 saw him tumble from two under par to five over, well adrift of the qualifying mark at Vale da Pinta.
Sparkling Ruangkit continues Senior Tour domination
When Tiger Woods was at the height of his powers it was often said that the rest of the field were simply playing for second place behind him, that’s how it must feel on the European Senior Tour at present, as Boonchu Ruangkit continued his amazing run of form with a four under par round of 69 to lead the Berenberg Bank Masters after day one.
Heggarty and O'Sullivan endure tough start in Brunei
Denis O’Sullivan and Jimmy Heggarty have a mountain to climb to get back into contention after suffering back-nine collapses on the first day of the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters.
Little-known Boonchu Ruangkit of Thailand and Australia’s David Merriman share top spot after they signed for rounds of seven under par 64, but the two Irishmen in the field had to settle for 75s despite both reaching the turn in level par.
O'Sullivan slips back as Harwood wins in Castellon
Denis O'Sullivan is still waiting for his first win since 2005 after a closing 75 smashed his chances of lifting the OKI Castellόn Senior Tour Championship.
The 61-year old Cork veteran was just two shots off the pace starting the day but finished tied for ninth with Des Smyth on five under - eight shots behind Australia's Mike Harwood.
Bad day for Smyth and Darcy
Eamonn Darcy and Des Smyth endured a tortuous day in the second round of the Senior Open at Sunningdale.
Smyth had surprised himself by shooting 66 in the first round but he could only manage a four over 74 on Friday that left him on level par, 11 strokes behind record-setting leader Fred Funk. But Darcy missed the cut despite a sensational start to his second round.