Irish golfer Niall Kearney (-7) holds a two-stroke lead over a deep pack of golfers after one day on the course at the Dutch Open.
Kearney finished the first round with zero bogeys and seven birdies, three on the front nine and four on the back nine. Kearney has three top-12 finishes this season on the PGA European Tour and now has the pressure on his back to try and hold onto a lead and get his first win.
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Game Date: Sept. 17, 2021
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Thomas Detry finds himself down two strokes back of the lead, sitting in a pack with 13 other golfers within two strokes of Kearney.
Thomas Pieters entered the tournament as the favorite to win, but at three under par he is tied for 24th, though only four strokes back of the lead. Former champion Joost Luiten, who finished at even par in the first round, is tied for 73rd after one day on the course.
Sam Horsfield is tied for fourth at five under par after the first day. He finished the round with three bogeys and eight birdies.
Marcus Helligkilde eagled the seventh hole and finished the first round at five under par. He added three birdies and did not finish over par on a single hole.
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