17:45 — Balbriggan's Robbie Cannon, Mourne's Reeve Whitson, Naas' Jack Hume and West Waterford's Gary Hurley are through to tomorrow's semi-finals of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point.
Opportunity knocks for Nicky Grant in the North of Ireland Championship. Picture by Pat CashmanWho said golf was meant to be fair? Take Ballymena’s Dermot McElroy, who led the qualifiers for the North of Ireland Championship thanks to a nine under 63 on Tuesday only to be sent packing in the opening round less than 24 hours later.
Magnificent Connacht snatch first Interpros for 28 years
Connacht claimed the Interprovinal title for the first time for 28 years. Picture courtesy County Sligo GC.Connacht mounted an incredible singles comeback to clinch an unlikely tie with Leinster and snatch the Interprovincial Championship for the first time in 28 years at County Sligo.
Paul Cutler hits his fairway bunker shot to the 19th at Rosses Point. It finished just six feet away, setting up a quarter-final victory over Co Sligo’s Barry Anderson.There is a shrine to Cecil Ewing in the foyer of County Sligo Golf Club but if 29-year old bank official Gary McDermott makes a silver deposit in the club’s trophy cabinet today, he will achieve the golfing equivalent of canonisation.