A decent day: Ruaidhri McGee reflects on a positive start to the Irish Open

Having been invited to play in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this week at Ballyliffin, Ruaidhri McGee was happy to shoot a level par on the first round on Thursday.

The Derry professional is carrying local hopes at the Co Donegal course - local residents even claiming him as their own for this week anyway.

He reflects on a decent start to this Championship challenge.

Ruaidhri McGee finishes his first round at the Irish Open

Ruaidhri McGee finishes his first round at the Irish Open