McIlroy 3 Off Lead In US

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Rory Mc Ilroy is just three off the lead on 4 under after a 66 after day one of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Henrik Stenson leads on 7 under while Paul Casey is at minus 5. McIlroy says he had a good first day [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/46001/medium/”] Moate’s Bert Burke won the Munster Veterans Amateur Open Championship in fine style at the Castle course in Lahinch with a gross score after the two rounds totalling 144, two shots ahead of Peter Cowley (Cork) who was always in contention leading the field. The leader had a birdie on the sixth today under much windier conditions than yesterday which tested many of the players. There was great comradery amongst old friends. WINNER Bert Burke (Moate) 144 RUNNER UP Peter Cowley (Cork) 146 THIRD Greg Young (Lahinch) 147 BEST NETT 36 Tadg Mannion (Athlone) 129 2ND NETT 36 Jim McMahon (Woodstock) 134 3RD NETT 36 Pat Holland (Galway) 135 BEST GROSS 1ST 18 John O’Donoghue (Tipperary) 72 BEST NETT 1ST 18 Frank Holland (Galway) 66 BEST GROSS 2ND 18 Paddy Harrington (Muskerry) 73 BEST NETT 2ND 18 Rory Kennedy (Woodstock) 63 Killorglin’s Sean Mc Namara finished on 168 after a second day 90.

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