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Clandeboye’s Jonathan Caldwell is in position, just, in a tie for 25th at nine-under par after firing in the red for the fourth time this week as he steps up his bid for European Tour promotion.

The 35-year old posted three birdies, one of which came at the final hole after dropping his only shot of the day at the penultimate, with Caldwell giving himself every chance of pulling off a top-25 finish after signing for a 69 with a round to go in Spain.

Niall Kearney is another right there only one shot further adrift after posting four birdies in a blemish-free four-under par round of 67.

The Royal Dublin professional told Irish Golfer Magazine yesterday; “I’ve been playing well, hitting the ball solid, giving myself a lot of chances, putting well. I don’t need to go and start shooting at pins with 3-irons. I just have to play smart and roll in a couple of putts.

“If I can shoot a couple of 67s and see where that leaves me, that’s got to be satisfactory whether you end up with a card or not.”

That’s one 67 down for the experienced campaigner who trails the top-25 by a single shot at eight-under par while two shots further adrift and still in the hunt is Ireland’s third contender, Gavin Moynihan who signed for a two-under par round of 69 to move to six-under par and inside the top-50.

The battle to earn European Tour playing privileges will go down to the wire on Wednesday with 22 players within three shots of the all-important 25th position, while Benjamin Poke posted a two-under par round of 69 to retain the European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage lead at the end of the fifth day.

The final round will begin at 9.00am local time on Wednesday November 20, where the top 25 players and ties will earn life-changing European Tour cards for the 2020 season. Let’s hope our three challengers are amongst them.

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