Paul Dunne struggles at Nordea Masters

Irish golfer is well off the pace

BY Raf Diallo 17:37 Thursday 1 June 2017, 17:37 1 Jun 2017

Paul Dunne. Picture by: David Davies / PA Wire/Press Association Images

It has been a disappointing opening day for Paul Dunne at golf's Nordea Masters.

The Greystones golfer started with a 5-over round of 78 and is 10 shots behind the leader Renato Paratore.

The Italian has a one shot advantage over the field at 5-under.

Last week's BMW PGA Championship winner Alex Noren's opened with a 2-over 75.

Dunne, who has qualified for this year's US Open major tournament later this month, managed just one birdie on a difficult day.

The 24 year old double bogeyed both the 5th and the 14th, while he also bogeyed the 9th and 17th.

News

GALLERY: Ireland's 2017 Lions

12:40 Wednesday 19 April 2017 3 Minute Read
News

Tennis captain heard making racist comments about Serena Williams' pregnancy

11:45 Saturday 22 April 2017 2 Minute Read
News

Invincible! Celtic finish Scottish Premiership campaign undefeated

15:32 Sunday 21 May 2017 1 Minute Read
News

Kieran Tierney hopes Celtic's success helps Scotland beat England

16:00 Tuesday 23 May 2017 2 Minute Read
Off The Ball

Newsletter

The very best bits of Off The Ball delivered every week