Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation
Ballyliffin GC, Co. Donegal, Ireland 05 Jul 2018 - 08 Jul 2018
Friday, 06 July 2018
Crowds watch Rory McIlroy  (Getty Images)
Crowds watch Rory McIlroy (Getty Images)

8 - Under par leads the way for Matthieu Pavon and Ryan Fox in Ireland heading into the weekend.

1 - Only one of the co-leaders, Pavon, has held a 36 hole lead in a European Tour event (at the NBO Oman Open earlier this year - he finished tied 31st).

328 - yards is what Fox is averaging from the tee this week, which places him third in that category.

1 - Hole-in-one on day two, courtesy of Edoardo Molinari at the 14th hole.

200 - yard six iron did the job for Molinari.

500 - 'Dodo' failed to make a hole-in-one in our Chase the Ace video last year, after 500 attempts...

1 - Rory McIlroy leads the field in Strokes Gained Driving, at (+4.4) to the field, but is seven shots back heading into the weekend.

3 - With just two bogeys this week Yusaku Miyazato leads the bogey-avoidance category.

18,194 - The amount of fans who came to support in Ireland today.

1 - Terrible apple throw from Russell Knox...

67 - Players will be around for the weekend after the halfway cut fell on +1.

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1KNOX, RussellSCO18-14
2FOX, RyanNZL18-14
3CAMPILLO, JorgeESP18-13
T4RAHM, JonESP18-12
T6OLESEN, ThorbjørnDEN18-9

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