Mark Collins, the new Munster Mid-Amateur champion. Pictured during the Irish Close at Connemara by Thos Caffrey www.golffile.ieKilleen Castle’s Mark Collins came from a shot behind three-time champion Pat Murray to win the Munster Mid-Amateur Championship at Limerick Golf Club.
Pat Murray, pictured at Baltray earlier this year. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieHome favourite Pat Murray is on course to win the Munster Mid-Amateur Championship for the fourth time in six years after he added a 70 to his morning 74 to take a one stroke lead over Killeen Castle’s Mark Collins into Sunday’s final round at Limerick.
Killeen Castle’s Mark Collins took the first round lead in the Munster Mid-Amateur with a 71. Picture: Pat CashmanKilleen Castle’s Mark Collins fired a one under par 71 to take a one stroke lead over Portmarnock’s David Kelleher and former West of Ireland champion Joe Lyons of Galway into today’s second round of the Munster Mid-Amateur Championship at Limerick.
Three-time winner Niall Gorey (Muskerry) is lurking just four strokes off the lead in the Munster Strokeplay at Cork Golf Club. Hard practice is paying for Cork’s Ian O’Flynn who fired rounds of 71 and 70 to take a one-stroke lead over clubmate Ian Murpyy into the final two rounds of the Munster Strokeplay Championship at Cork Golf Club.