A warm welcome was on hand at the Carr Golf Travel Pro Am as proceedings got underway for the 2nd Edition of PGAs of Europe Sanctioned Pro-Am.
After a fascinating evening and welcome dinner at Sutton Golf Club the Professionals and Amateurs were ready for the opening round, which was to be held at past Walker Cup host venue, Portmarnock Golf Club.
Perfect weather conditions awaited the competitors and it was PGA of America’s Metropolitan Section Professional, John Reeves, who matched his solitary one bogey with a birdie to record an excellent score of level par (36 Points) to take the early initiative.
Closely behind him it’s a three-way tie between Robbie Gilmore (PGA of America), Adam Hemeon (PGA of America, New England Section) and last year’s winning Pro-Am Team Professional, Paul Hollenbaugh (PGA of America, Southern Ohio Section), who are four points off the pace.
Round 02 of the Pro-Am is to be held at this years Irish Open Host venue, Royal County Down, where a stern test of links golf is sure to be on the cards.
For full Round 1 scores from the 2015 Carr Golf Links Pro-Am visit http://eur.pe/2015CarrGolf