They were all glued to the TV, hooting and hollering, as one of their own, year-old Paul Dunne, raced up the leaderboard in the third round of the th Open Championship in his quest to become the first amateur to win the Open since Bobby Jones in About members were squeezed into a space better suited for The pints were flowing and would keep flowing deep into the night. This was moments after Dunne had drained his par putt on the 17th hole to keep the lead at under, eliciting a throaty roar from the Greystones faithful. Dunne is still a long way from history, of course. But as Dunne faced the press Sunday evening after signing for a six-under 66, he did not look or sound overwhelmed by the moment.
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February 22, by Jim Doyle Leave a comment. At ten days old, he is adopted by his maternal aunt, Kathleen, and her husband, James Carr, who are childless and have recently returned home from India. The Carrs have just been appointed steward and stewardess of the Portmarnock Golf Club , allowing young Joe to play golf from a very early age. Carr wins The Amateur Championship three times, in , , and , and is runner-up in He is a semi-finalist at the United States Amateur Championship in , and is low amateur at The Open Championship in both and and finishes 8th overall in In , he becomes the first Irishman to play in the Masters Tournament , making the cut. Internationally, Carr represents Ireland in numerous amateur golfing events.
The 17 year old from Pretoria recorded 13 birdies in the 34 holes played, holing a number of lengthy putts. Four over par after two of his 72 holes Lamb showed commendable spirit to fight back in his opening round. Having taken the lead after round 2 he saw out the Championship relatively comfortably.
At 10 days old, he was adopted by his maternal aunt, Kathleen, and her husband, James Carr, who were childless and had recently returned home from India. The Carrs had just been appointed steward and stewardess of the Portmarnock Golf Club , allowing young Joe to play golf from a very early age. Carr won his first major tournament, the East of Ireland Amateur, at the age of 19 in , which started one of Ireland's greatest golfing careers. Carr won The Amateur Championship three times, in , , and , and was runner-up in