SA’s Van Rooyen joint leader at Scottish Open tournament

12 July 2019, 9:32 PM
South Africa's Eric van Rooyen is the joint leader in the clubhouse in the second round of the Scottish Open golf tournament at the Renaissance Club in North Berwick.
Erik van Rooyen
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Shane Lowry holding his Abu Dhabi Championship trophy
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