15 Jun '13, 5pm

Woosnam retains Welsh lead after Porthcawl bares its teeth

Woosnam retains Welsh lead after Porthcawl bares its teeth

On a day dominated by the most extreme conditions, Ian Woosman emerged from his battle with the mighty Royal Porthcawl to retain a one stroke lead going into the final round of the Speedy Service Wales Senior Open. With winds averaging 30 mph and gusting to 40 mph at their most extreme, the Welshman birdied the par five 18th to card a three over par 74. That saw him fall back to three under for the tournament but stay one shot clear of his fellow former Ryder Cup Captain Mark James and Irishman Denis O’Sullivan. So intense were the conditions at Porthcawl that not one of the 72 man field managed to post an under par score, with James producing a joint best of the day level par 71 to join O’Sullivan (72) in a tie for second place on two under. Terry Price of Australia is the only other player in the field under par after a second round 72. Thanks to Woosnam’s opening 66 on ...

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