� winner england’s simon
dyson ‘s closing 67 won the
irish open by a shot when
nathan green, whom he
battled throughout the final
round, three-putted the last
hole for bogey from 60 feet.
green, the left-hander from
australia, led by one with two
to play, but ended par-bogey
to dyson’s birdie-par at
killarney golf & fishing club.
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dyson wins in ireland
european tour // irish open
�noteworthy by winning, dyson (who was t- 9 in
the british open two weeks
ago at royal st. george’s)
qualified for this week’s
�irish eyes are crying
irish golfers have been the
rage in majors the last 13
months, but they had a disappointing week at killarney.
british open champ darren
clarke missed the cut. u.s.
open champ rory mcilroy
(t-34) and graeme mcdow-ell (t-25) never contended. in
addition, padraig harrington,
who has struggled since
2008, missed the cut and announced he and swing coach
bob torrance were splitting.
�top five killarney golf & fishing club, Killarney, Ireland
1. Simon Dyson 70-65-67-67—269 250,000
2. Richard Green 67-68-67-68—270 166,660
3. Stephen Gallacher 71-66-67-68—272 93,900
4. Bernd Wiesberger 67-69-71-66—273 75,000
5. Ignacio Garrido 69-65-72-68—274 53,700
Alexandre Kaleka 65-75-66-68—274 53,700
Soren Hanson 67-66-72-69—274 53,700
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“you always feel sorry for somebody when
that happens. i’d much prefer to win it with a
birdie, but i’ll take what i can get.” —simon d Yson
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