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McGimpsey lurking at Portumna

Hugh Smyth is tied for the lead at Portumna. Hat-trick seeking Garth McGimpsey will go into the final round of the Irish Seniors Amateur Close just two shots behind pacesetters Michael Quirke and Hugh Smyth at Portumna.

McGimpsey just four behind in hat-trick bid

Garth McGimpsey is bidding for a third successive Irish Seniors Close title. Picture © Pat CashmanGarth McGimpsey remains on track to win his third Tourism Malaysia-sponsored Irish Seniors Close title on the trot after a hard-fought 75 left him just four shots off the pace in near-perfect conditions at Portumna Golf Club.