Gareth Maybin ends Portugal Masters with one-under 71

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Gareth Maybin ended the Portugal Masters in a tie for 50th position on nine under par after firing a final round of one-under-par 71 on Sunday.

The Ballyclare golfer posted four birdies, a bogey and a double bogey at the second during his closing 18 holes.

Tom Lewis won on 21 under, with Peter Lawrie best of the Irish players in tied sixth on 16 under following a 66.

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry finished on 15 under, with Damien McGrane five under.

Gary Murphy was last of the players to make the cut on sveen over.

Rafael Cabrera-Bello was second on 19 under, two shots behind Englishman Lewis, who recently turned professional after playing in the Walker Cup.

Ballyclare golfer Gareth Maybin has slipped down the leaderboard at the Portugal Masters after a one-under-par 71 in Friday's second round.

Maybin posted three birdies and two bogeys to move to eight under.

Shane Lowry (66) and Peter Lawrie (68) are the best of the Irish on nine under, while Gary Murphy (72) and Damien McGrane (70) are five under.

Paul McGinley (72) is set to miss the cut on two under in a tournament led by Simon Khan on 13 under.

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