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Super 63 from Ryan to win Munster PGA Opener

Cahir Park's David Ryan shot a sensational eight under par 63 to win the first PGB Winter Series event at Fota Island Resort. The event was in the new pro-am format and was sponsored by Titleist & Footjoy. Marian Riordan and Davey Barry were tied in second place on 69 and Tim Rice shot a 70 to take fourth place. Killarney's Dan Sugrue was fifth with a level par 71 while newcomer Conor Coyne was among those tied for 6th place in his first PGA event.

Unsurprisingly David Ryan also took the pro-am prize, he partnered with his Dad Ellis to score a winning 46 points. Marian Riordan and Colm Riordan were second with 44 points. Tommy Higgins won the amateur category with 41 points. David O'Donovan and Colm Riordan were tied for second with 39 points. The next PGB winter series event will take place in Killarney Golf Club on Monday 30th November and this will also be a pro-am event.

Premium Golf Brands Munster PGA Winter Series

Fota Island Pro-Am, sponsored by Titleist & Footjoy

Professionals Prizes

1st David Ryan 63

T2 Marian Riordan 69

T2 David Barry 69

4th Tim Rice 70

5th Dan Sugrue 71

T6 Alan Gleeson 72

T6 Conor Coyne 72

T6 Gary Howie 72


1st David Ryan and Ellis Ryan 46pts

2nd Marian Riordan and Colm Riordan 44pts

Amateur Prizes

1st Tommy Higgins 41pts

2nd David O'Donovan 39pts

3rd Colm Riordan 39pts

Source: Niall O'Shea/Cork Golf News