Murphy still in the mix at Azalea Invitational

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Murphy still in the mix at Azalea Invitational

John Murphy pictured in his Louisville Cardinals colours

Cork man John Murphy kept up his good form at the Azalea Invitational as he fired an eagle, one birdie and three bogeys in a second round of 71.

Murphy, who has been a regular in the University of Louisville line-up of late, started brightly in round two at the Country Club of Charleston as he eagled the par-5 fifth hole to move to three-under par for the tournament.

He then bogeyed the 10th which dented his hopes, but a birdie on 14 got him back to three-under before two late bogeys on 16 and 18 dropped him to one-under for the tournament and into a share of 15th place.

Heading to the third round Murphy trails US Amateur Champion, Georgia Tech’s Tyler Strafaci by six shots after he added a second round 68 to his opening 67 tally.

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