Gareth Maybin and Michael Hoey miss South African Open cut

Michael Hoey

Northern Ireland pair Gareth Maybin and Michael Hoey have failed to make the cut at the South African Open.

Ballyclare player Maybin finished two shots shy of the cut mark on level after a second successive 72.

This year's Russian Open winner Hoey followed up an opening 72 with a 75 to end on three over.

Simon Thornton (72) on two under is the only Irish player to make the cut while Marco Crespi and Charl Schwartzel lead by one shot on 12 under.

Peter Lawrie (71) finished on one over with Damien McGrane (70) three over and Paul McGinley (76) seven over.

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