19 year-old Jimmy Mullen finished on level par after a round of 71. The West Country's big Open hopeful is from East-the-Water near Bideford, Devon, and trains at the Royal North Devon Golf Club in Westward Ho!, England's oldest course.
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Alex has your forecast: Mild start to Friday with good sunny spells.
Temperatures will continue to rise, with hazy sunshine