Trainor wins Lexus Race to Mount Juliet
Barrie Trainor won the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet tournament in association with PING and Failte Ireland to claim the Order of Merit title.
The Warrenpoint native shot rounds of 68 and 70 at the Kilkenny venue to win by four shots from Brendan McGovern on six under par and take the Irish Order of Merit title from last year’s winner David Higgins.
Waterville man Higgins (70-73) tied for third with Eamonn Brady, Jimmy Bolger, Robert Giles and Darren McWilliams on one under par.
Mortimer driving for Lexus success
David Mortimer can end a magnificent domestic season by motoring off with the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet and a €10,000 bonus.
The Connemara ace, 35, wants to win the Irish Order of Merit title for the first time after claiming the Glenmuir PGA as well as his second Irish PGA crown this term.