LOCAL golfers Roger Roper and John Harrison will be among the early golfers to tee off when the second round of the English Senior Open gets underway on Saturday.

Roper and Harrison, from Rockliffe Hall and Matfen Hall respectively, are out at 8:10am alongside Carl Mason, who spent day one with Sam Torrance.

Former Ryder Cup player Torrance will be out at 8.40 while 1992 US Masters champion Ian Woosnam is off at 9:10am.

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Eaglscliffe's Graeme Bell was rewarded for a solid level par opening round with a three-ball including reigning English Senior Open champion Steen Tinning. They tee off at 10:20am.

Overnight leader Jamie Spence will be in the final group to tee off at 12:10 alongside American Gary Rusnak and Zimbabwean Tony Johnstone.


8:00 Noel Ratcliffe, Bill Longmuir

8:10 Carl Mason, John Harrison, Roger Roper

8:20 Simon Brown, Wraith Grant, Gary Emerson

8:30 Malcolm Mackenzie, Kevin Spurgeon, Gordon J Brand

8:40 Denis Durnian, Jean Pierre Sallat, Sam Torrance

8:50 Steve Cipa, Andrew Sherborne, Nick Job

9:00 Jerry Bruner, Jerry Smith, Ronan Rafferty

9:10 Paul Way, Mike Harwood, Ian Woosnam

9:30 Bob Cameron, Paul Eales, Philip Walton

9:40 George Ryall, Terry Price, Mark Davis

9:50 Rick Gibson, Jorge Berendt, Peter Fowler

10:00 Luis Carbonetti, Mike McLean, Phil Jonas

10:10 Mauro Bianco, Pedro Linhart, Philip Golding

10:20 Graeme Bell, Andre Bossert, Steen Tinning

10:30 Tim Thelen, Andrew Oldcorn, Angel Franco

10:40 Denis O’Sullivan, Robert Arnott, Des Smyth

11:00 Gordon Brand Jnr, Marc Farry, Andrew Murray

11:10 John Gould, Gordon Manson, Santiago Luna

11:20 Barry Lane, Gary Wolstenholme, Juan Quiros

11:30 Barry Conser, Katsuyoshi Tomori, Ross Drummond

11:40 Mark James, Paul Wesselingh, Miguel Angel Martin

11:50 Paul Curry, Mike Cunning, Jose Manuel Carriles

12:00 Chris Williams, David J Russell, Cesar Monasterio

12:10 Gary Rusnak, Tony Johnstone, Jamie Spence