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26 Sept 2022

Rory McIlroy off to superb start at Open Championship

Rory McIlroy off to superb start at Open Championship

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy has begun his Open Championship challenge on the front foot as the County Down man finished on six-under-par 66 in his first round at St Andrews. PIC: Sportsfile

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy has begun his Open Championship challenge on the front foot as the County Down man finished on six-under-par 66 in his first round at St Andrews.

The world number two carded seven birdies and one bogey in a promising opening day at the Scottish links course.

Cameron Young is the early clubhouse leader with the American golfer finishing on eight-under-par 64, two shots ahead of McIlroy.

Fellow Irish golfers Shane Lowry opened with an even-par 72 while Seamus Power carded a one-over-par 73. Padraig Harrington is currently out on course.

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