Ryan Fox, Matthieu Pavon and Erik van Rooyen will share a one-shot lead heading into the weekend at Ballyliffin Golf Club after the Rolex Series produced late drama on day two of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation. World Cup fever took over the European Tour as four stars faced a par three with a difference ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, the fourth Rolex Series event of mapfre mapcol profesionales de forex year.
Make that three in the first four for Rahm, as the Spaniard gets a birdie at the par five fourth to hit the top ten. Talking of the fourth, with the wind turning a little today, that has allowed our colleagues in the rules team to use the new back tee. It’s spectacular but potentially deadly with a 250-odd yard carry to the fairway. Second group out today and Andy Sullivan is motoring along. The Englishman, perhaps spurred on by the thought of watching his beloved Three Lions in the World Cup quarters this arvo, is five under today through 16 holes and up into a share of ninth place as it stands. Defending champ Jon Rahm is also making his move with two birdies in his first three holes and he’s into the top 15. Noticeably easier scoring so far today.