I saw 25th place was — 17 when I was walking up onto the green. I had a tough two-putt to go and I suppose I really trained for moments like that and to be in that situation. It’s why I get up and practice, to be in those situations and I felt like I did all I could and I’m delighted that it was enough.”
After a brief celebration on Wednesday night, Murphy and O’Connell were back to reality on Thursday. A flight from Barcelona to Dublin was followed by a drive back to Cork which included navigating the Dunkettle rush hour on their way to Kinsale.