Golf 29.9.2016 04:19 pm

O’Riley romps to five shot win in Killarney Challenge

Ebotse pro Dean O’Riley captured the IGT Tour’s Killarney Challenge in swashbuckling style to cap a brilliant week at Killarney Country Club on Thursday.

Having gained a one shot advantage with a four-under-par 66 in the third round, the 27-year-old from Benoni continued in the same vein in the final round, showing no sign of nerves to post a joint best-of-the-day one under 69.

O’Riley romps to five shot win in Killarney Challenge
O’Riley romps to five shot win in Killarney Challenge

O’Riley romps to five shot win in Killarney Challenge

Ebotse pro Dean O’Riley captured the IGT Tour’s Killarney Challenge in swashbuckling style to cap a brilliant week at Killarney Country Club on Thursday.

O’Riley edges clear at Killarney Challenge
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O’Riley edges clear at Killarney Challenge

The 27-year-old from Ebotse birdied 15 and 17 to win the tussle with a four-under-par 66 to post a three under par leading total.
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