Englishman Jimmy Mullen and Irishman Paul Dunne are still in charge at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland at the Old Course at St. Andrews, as Mullens, a Walker Cup star, leads with Anthony Wall and Dunne, the British Open 54-hole co-leader, is one back.
European Tour golfer Bradley Dredge took the 36-hole lead at the European Tour's M2M Russian Open after shooting a second-straight round of 5-under 66, while Andrey Pavlov became first Russian to make a European Tour cut.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy keeps European Tour membership and remains eligible for The Final Series for European Tour's Race to Dubai despite Northern Irishman falling short of 13-tournament minimum requirement.
If Keith Pelley, the European Tour’s new chief executive, needed a lesson on the disparity of European Tour fields, then his trip to this week’s Made in Denmark tournament at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort in Farsø should provide much clarity.