McLean T7 After First Spherical At Shaw Charity Basic – Golf Information Now

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Alan McLean

Alan McLean opened the Shaw Charity Basic in Calgary on Friday with a two-under 68 that noticed him at 4 underneath earlier than bogeys on his ultimate two holes of the day.

McLean is tied for seventh going into Saturday’s second spherical, 4 photographs off the lead held by Padraig Harrington.

“I used to be very happy to obtain an invitation this week. I’ve been chasing the Champions Tour for nearly a 12 months and a half and it’s actually tough to get any invitations. It’s a troublesome option to get right into a match by means of the qualifying course of every week, so this week it was a little bit simpler,” mentioned McLean, a Canadian citizen since December, 2019.

“I’ve been taking part in nicely. I’ve been hitting the ball nicely and at this time, I did experience my luck a little bit bit, however you want luck in golf,” added McLean, who was born in Glasgow and raised in South Africa.

“It wasn’t a whole lot of luck, it wasn’t like I hit a tree and bounced on the inexperienced or something like that, I simply hit it within the timber a few occasions and I had passages the place I may make one thing occur,” mentioned McLean, who now resides in London, Ont.

Through the years, McLean has performed on the European Tour, Sunshine Tour, PGA Tour Canada and Korn Ferry Tour. He certified for the U.S. Senior Open and Senior Open Championship this 12 months and hopes to make his adopted nation proud this week.

“I hope I’m talking to you on Sunday nonetheless the highest Canadian, I’d have executed nicely. No, it’s nice. It’s nice to signify Canada, and I do know each Mike (Weir) and Stephen (Ames) and Mr. (David) Morland are all nice gamers. Hopefully, between us we will have a very good spherical and make the Calgarians pleased with us,” he mentioned.

Ames is tied for nineteenth at one underneath after he opened with a spherical of 69. Weir and Dennis Hendershott are tied for twenty sixth at even par.

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Korn Ferry Tour

Ben Silverman was tied for ninth when second spherical play was suspended as a consequence of darkness on Friday after he completed the day with a one-under 70.

Silverman was 9 underneath by means of his first two rounds, 4 photographs off the lead.

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PGA Tour

With second spherical play suspended as a consequence of darkness on Friday, Taylor Pendrith, Nick Taylor and Michael Gligic have been all tied for fiftieth at two underneath when play was known as on the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C.

Pendrith fired a three-under 67 in Friday’s second spherical, whereas Taylor completed the day with a 71. Gligic shot a 73 on Friday.

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PGA Tour Canada

American Ryan Gerard, at 11 underneath, holds a one-shot lead on the Quebec Open in Blainville, Que.

Gerard shot a four-under 68 in Friday’s second spherical. Joey Savoie is 2 photographs again in a tie for third after he completed with a 67.

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Epson Tour

With second spherical play suspended as a consequence of darkness on the French Lick Charity Basic, Alena Sharp was tied for twelfth after she accomplished a spherical of one-under 71.

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