John Daniel Guiney

Q-School joy for Guiney

Ballybunion’s JD Guiney is through to November’s Second Stage of the European Tour’s Qualifying School.Ballybunion’s JD Guiney cruised through the First Stage of the European Tour’s Qualifying School in England but there was heartbreak for Muskerry’s Niall Turner and Limerick’s Tim Rice in France.

Turner cruising in France

Niall TurnerNiall Turner. Photo Eoin Clarke/ Niall Turner is the only Irish player inside the crucial top 24 and ties at the European Tour’s Qualifying School First Stage.

Irish find French connection at Q-School

Niall TurnerNiall Turner, pictures at the 2011 Iskandar Johor Open, made a solid start the European Tour Q-School in France. Photo Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieMuskerry’s Niall Turner, Limerick’s Tim Rice and Banbridge’s Richard Kilpatrick made positive starts to their bids for European Tour cards at the First Stage of the Qualifying School.

Just 12 of 34 Irish survive PQ1

Michael McGeady agonisingly failed to qualify by a single shot at Stage One of the European Tour Qualifying School.Derry’s Ruaidhri McGree and Ballymena’s Chris Devlin lived to fight another day but there was no luck for the rest of the Irish at the European Tour Qualifying School Stage One Section D qualifiers in England and Portugal.

Devlin and McGee on track at School

Ruaidhri McGeeChris Devlin slipped to joint second place as Ruaidhri McGee moved up to tied ninth with a round to go in the European Tour Qualiying School Stage One Section D qualifier at Frilford Heath.