Higgins & Maguire lead the Ulster Boys

​Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) & Thomas Higgins (Roscommon) lead by 1 shot

  • 30 October 2018

Photo; Thomas Higgins (Roscommon) courtesy of Golffile.ie

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Round 1 of the 2018 Championship was played in very cold but dry conditions on the Valley Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club.

Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) 17 & Thomas Higgins (Roscommon) 15 lead the Ulster Boys Open Championship by 1 shot from Keaton Morrison (Greenacres) & Harty Watkins (Southerndown).

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Photo: Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) during the 2018 East of Ireland Championship, courtesy of Golffile.ie

100 players from an initial entry of 180 took to the first tee in round 1 - round 2 will be played on Wednesday 31 October with the top 45 players + ties qualifying for the final round the following day.