Keating in full command after stunning 65 at Munster Boys

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Keating in full command after stunning 65 at Munster Boys

Dylan Keating (Seapoint). Picture by Pat Cashman

Seapoint’s Dylan Keating stamped his authority on the Munster Boys Amateur Open Championship with a stunning seven-under par showing on day two at Ballybunion.

The Irish Boys international fired six birdies and an eagle in a round of 65 that has seen him explode into a seven shot advantage ahead of the final day in the Kingdom.

Keating was exemplary in his play, particularly on the par-5’s where he played all five long obstacles in a combined six-under par.

At level par for the tournament, he has left the field in his wake with Roscommon’s Thomas Higgins a distant second at seven-over par despite posting a very respectable round of 73.

Faithlegg’s Rory Fives (81,71) is a shot further back in a tie for third at eight-over alongside Connemara’s Luke O’Neill (79,73), Edmonstown’s Liam Abom (79,73) and Muskerry’s Fionn Hickey (76,76).

Only five players managed to break par on day two of the 54-hole championship.

Full scoring HERE

 

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