Adrian Morrow receives the Irish Seniors Open trophy from GUI President Fintan Buckley. On left is Athenry Captain Mixie Donohue
1 June 2012
Victory for Morrow in Seniors
Portmarnock's Adrian Morrow has captured the Irish Seniors Amateur Open title at Athenry Golf Club after leading the event from start to finish.
This is Morrow's second win in the event, his first coming in Westport in 2008.
Having started the day with a three shot lead over Scotland's Ian Brotherston, Morrow was never troubled by the chasing pack and ran out champion by three shots.
His final roundgot off to a poor start, with bogeys at the first and fifth leaving the Dubliner on 2 over par. He got one shot back at the sixth, only to make bogey on the next.
A birdie on the tenth was cancelled out with bogey on twelve, but a birdie on the penultimiate hole secure victory over playing partner Brotherston.
Maurice Kelly (Killeen) won the Over 60's trophy while James Kinloch from Scotland raided the Over 65's trophy.
The Over 70's winner was Gerry O'Keefe from Waterford.
The best round of the day came from Tramore's Rory Fitzgerald who carded a 2 under par round of 68.
See here for full results: http://www.gui.ie/home/events-results/results/irish-seniors-amateur-open-championship-(4).aspx