Tom Cleary added another prestigious title to his collection today, the Irish Seniors Amateur Open. The three time Munster Seniors Champion won his first national seniors title at Ardee Golf club after a final round 72 left him three ahead of the field. Cleary was tied for the lead going into the final round, and there were nine other players within two shots of the lead. Just like the Munster Seniors in Waterville, Cleary played very steady golf while all around him dropped shots on another testing day in Ardee.
The Cork Golf Club member opened on Wednesday with a three over par 74 to lie two shots off the lead. He followed on Thursday with another 74 that saw him lead alongside England’s Andrew Carman. The English international carded a four over par 75 in his final round to fall out of contention. Cleary had a testing start, he bogied the 2nd & 3rd holes but he added two birdies at 6 and 8 to reach the turn on level par. Two more pars followed and at that stage Tom was three shots ahead of Carman. Cleary bogies the 15th but he was three shots ahead of the leader in the club house. Cleary reached the 18th tee Continue reading