Ronan Mullarney breaks course record at Rosses Point

Ronan Mullarney from Galway set a blistering pace at the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at Co Sligo Golf Club when he set a new course record with a round of nine-under-par 62.

Mullarney’s round included a run of five consecutive birdies on the back nine.

His round beat the previous best set by local golfer David Brady.

Ronan spoke to Ocean FM Sport’s Cathal Mullaney and Shane Flanagan after his record-breaking round.

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