Gane leads Madeira Islands Open


European TourPORTO SANTO, Madeira Islands – England’s Chris Gane shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Madeira Islands Open.

Gane had six birdies and a bogey at Porto Santo Golf, the Seve Ballesteros-designed course that feature 500-foot seaside cliffs. Scotland’s Lloyd Saltman and France’s Francois Delamontagne were tied for second in the event sanctioned by the European Tour and the developmental European Callenge Tour.