Portuguese Amateur Open Championship

Hood and Mullarney fly the flag in Portugal

Jordan Hood is tied for 10th place but fellow Maynooth University team mate Ronan Mullarney was the only other Irish player to make the 54-hole cut in the Portuguese International Amateur Championship.

Hood and Mullarney fly the flag in Portugal

Slow start for the Irish in Portuguese Amateur - all 10 players over par on day one

It was a disappointing opening day for the Irish in the Portuguese International Amateur Championship at Montado, south of Lisbon.

Slow start for the Irish in Portuguese Amateur - all 10 players over par on day one

Lone survivor: Holland chasing Chesters and Strin

Castle's Daniel Holland is just four shots off the lead entering Saturday's final round of the weather-shortened Portuguese Amateur Open Championship near Lisbon.

Lone survivor: Holland chasing Chesters and Strin

Chesters hits the front in foggy Portugal; Holland hanging tough

England's Ashley Chesters became the first player to retain the European Amateur Championship last year. Now he's bidding to add the Portuguese Amateur Championship to his CV after posting a six under 66 to take the clubhouse lead after Thursday's fog-delayed second round.

Chesters hits the front in foggy Portugal; Holland hanging tough

Holland and Collins start well in Portugal; Smith in dramatic comeback

Castle's Daniel Holland and Rosslare's Gary Collins got off to a sub-par starts in the Portuguese Amateur Open Championship as Ardee's Eugene Smith produced an dramatic comeback from disaster.

Holland and Collins start well in Portugal; Smith in dramatic comeback

Lenehan heads Irish challenge for Portuguese Amateur

He might have been dropped from the GUI's national senior panel at the grand old age of 27, but that's hardly going to stop Geoff Lenehan in this week's Portuguese Amateur Open Championship.

Lenehan heads Irish challenge for Portuguese Amateur

Paratore wins Portuguese Amateur after playoff

Italian teenager Renato Paratore underlined his class and marked himself out once more as a name to watch when he captured the Portuguese International Amateur Championship at Montado Golf Resort.

Paratore wins Portuguese Amateur after playoff

Dawson and McBride the sole survivors in Portugal

Faithlegg's Robin Dawson and The Island's Paul McBride will carry Irish hopes into the final round after making the cut on the mark in the Portuguese Amateur Open in Lisbon.

Dawson and McBride the sole survivors in Portugal

Dawson best of the Irish in Portugal

Faithlegg's Robin Dawson birdied three of his last four holes to lead the Irish challenge at the halfway stage of the Portuguese Amateur Open.

Dawson best of the Irish in Portugal

McBride and O'Donovan forced to regroup in Portugal

The Island's Paul McBride recovered from a horror start to lead the Irish hopefuls after the first round of the Portuguese Amateur Open Strokeplay at Montado near Lisbon.

McBride and O'Donovan forced to regroup in Portugal

Murray the sole survivor in Portugal

Pat MurrayPat Murray in aciton at Baltray last year. Photo Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.iePat Murray struck a blow for the old-fashioned amateur when was the only member of the Irish sextet to make the cut in the Portuguese International Amateur Championship.

Big comeback by McCormack in Lisbon

Eddie McCormackEddie McCormack rebounded from an opening 80 with a 70 in PortugalLimerick’s Pat Murray is the only Irish player on course to make the 54-hole cut in the Portuguese International Amateur Championship near Lisbon.

Murray and Selfridge lead Irish challenge

Pat MurrayChris Selfridge headed the Irish challenge in South Africa as Pat Murray led the scoring for the men in green on a disappointing opening day in Portugal.