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Darcy getting closer on Euro Seniors Tour

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

. Darcy finished two shots in back of
Delroy Cambridge. Darcy reported home with 209 (68-71-70) for 54 holes, good
for earnings of $29,387.
Christy O’Connor Jr. also cracked the top 10, tying for eighth place at 214
(73-69-72), which brought with it a check for $9,911. Paul Leonard and Joe
McDermott were another stroke behind in 11th place. Leonard’s cards read 72,
72 and 71, while McDermott signed his name to rounds of 69, 72 and 74. Each
man earned $6,717.
Taking minor shares were Eddie Polland, tied for 30th place at 219
(71-75-73), which was good for $2,496; Denis O’Sullivan (76-75-69) and Liam
Higgins (72-73-75), among several tied for the 35th spot at 220, which
earned them $1,772 apiece, and David Jones, who tied for 55th place at 223
(76-73-74). He earned $726.

Buy.com Tour
Richard Coughlan tied for 38th place in the Oregon Classic at Shadow Hills
Country Club in Junction City, Ore. The County Offaly golfer finished with a
score of 281 (73-67-73-68) and earnings of $1,884. Jason Gore was the winner
with a total of 270. Keith Nolan’s 36-hole total of 144 (70-74) missed the
cut by three strokes. John Kernohan was off by five at 146 (72-74).

European tour
Padraig Harrington shared 12th place in the German Masters, played at Gut
Laerchenhof in Pulheim, Germany. His 274 (69-66-71-68) left him well behind
Stephen Leaney, who won with 266. Harrington earned $48,093.
Graeme McDowell and Paul McGinley finished well down the leaderboard.
McDowell tied for 66th position at 285 (73-68-70-74) and earned $5,921,
while McGinley was in with 286 (70-70-71-75), which placed him in a tie at
the 70th spot and earnings of $4,800. Des Smyth, at 144 (72-72) after 36
holes, missed the cut by two strokes.

Stewart & Stewart Tour
Chris Devlin worked out a sixth-place tie in this circuit’s most recent
event at Hidden Creek in Navarre, Fla. Devlin was three shots back of Scott
Parel, the leader, going into the fourth and final round. Nasty weather
curtailed play after nine holes, however, and the tournament went into the
books as a 63-hole event. Devlin finished four under par at 248
(71-69-69-39), which was seven shots off Parel’s winning 241. Devlin
received a check for $1,187.50.

European Challenge Tour
Gary Murphy led after the first round of the Telia Grand Prix, but in
subsequent rounds he came nowhere near his opening 65. Murphy floundered
thereafter with rounds of 71, 77 and 74, which left him tied for 27th place
at 287, when play was completed.
Matthew Blackey’s 276 won the tournament, which was played at Ljunghusens in
Sweden. Peter Lawrie missed the cut by one stroke, having shot 142 (71-71)
for 36 holes, as did Damian McGrane (72-70).

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