Fisher shoots 61

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

KIL­LAR­NEY, Ire­land — Ross Fisher will take a three-shot lead into the third round of the Ir­ish Open af­ter shoot­ing a 10-un­der 61.

Fisher had 10 birdies in 12 holes — in­clud­ing six in a row — in a bo­gey-free round to reach 12-un­der 130 at the Kil­lar­ney Golf and Fish­ing Club.

Francesco Moli­nari of Italy was sec­ond af­ter shoot­ing a 66.

Fisher was in po­si­tion to be­come the first player to shoot a 59 on the Euro­pean Tour af­ter reach­ing 10 un­der on the 14th hole, but then missed three late birdie putts — one from 5 feet and an­other two from 15.

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