McGee six of the pace in South Africa

Ruadhri McGee

 

Kevin Phelan is four shots off the lead on 3-under par at the end of the opening day of the Joburg Open in South Africa.

Home favourite, Justin Walters leads the field by a shot on 7-under par.

Rosapenna's Ruadhri McGee is six shots of the leader.

He shot five birdies and four bogey's in his opening round to sit at -1.

He's joined on that score by fellow Irishmen Paul Dunne and Michael Hoey.