Friday, November 03, 2017

David Law top Scot with a 63 opener at 

European Tour Q School Stage 2 in Spain

Aberdeen's David Law shot the lowest first-day score of the 17 Scots competing at four Spanish venues in Stage 2 of the European Tour Qualifying School today.

The former Scottish amateur champion, pictured, returned a bogey-free, eight-under-par 63 to be in third place overnight,  at Las Colinas Golf Club, Alicante.
Law trails South African leader Jacques Kruyswijk by two shots and second-placed Swede Niclas Johansson by one.
At the same venue, Conor Syme is joint 14th with a 67 which included five birdies and one bogey, and Chris Doak is T44 after a 71 in which he started weakly with bogeys at the first and fifth.
Ewen Ferguson and Liam Johnston shot four-under-par 68s at El Saler GC (Valencia) and Desert Springs GC (Almeria) respectively.
Former British boys champion Ferguson had seven birdies and three bogeys in halves of 34. 
The Scot is two behind leader Steven Tiley.
Jack Doherty and Conor O'Neil are sharing 13th place on 71. O'Neil has seven birdies but also a double bogey 6 at the 14th and four bogeys.
Ross Kellett is T29 with a 73 while Craig Ross was eight over par for the last 13 holes in returning a 78.
At Desert Springs, Liam Johnston had a bogey-free 68, highlighted by birdies at the sixth, 10th, 14th and 15th. He is six strokes behind the French leader, Amaury Rosaye who had a 10-under-par 62.
Scot Henry is T35 here after a 70 in which he covered the last 13 holes in three under par after have two early bogeys. Also on the 70 mark is Perth's Daniel Young who bordied the 14th and 16th to get under par.
Former Scottish amateur champion Robert MacIntyre had five birdies but four bogeys in compilinga 71 at Desert Springs for a share of 48th place.
Paul Shields is T60 with a 72 despite birdies at the second and third.
Amateur Craig Howie led the Scots at Panoramica GC (Castellon) with a four-under 68 in which he had six birdies and two bogeys but, despite his score, is sharing only 15th place..
Jack McDonald bogeyed the 16th and 18th for a par 72 and a T51 overnight position.
Peterhead's Ross Cameron deviated from par only three times in compilng a 73 for a T61 placing. He birdied the 10th but bogeyed the 15th and 16th.
Michael Stewart looked on course for a sub-70 score when he reached the turn in 34 but he required 40 strokes for the inward half. His disappointing 74 means he is T65.
Finland’s Mikael Salminen and Frenchman Franck Daux share the lead at Panaramica with 65s.


Desert Springs
  • Desert Springs Golf Club, Almería, Spain

Campo de Golf El Saler
  • Campo de Golf El Saler,Valencia, Spain

  • Las Colinas
  • Las Colinas Golf and Country Club, Alicante, Spain

  • Panoramica
  • Panoramica Golf and Sport Resort, Castellón, Spain



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