Posts tagged with: "Leona Maguire"

NEWS: Ireland’s Maguire Will Bypass Curtis Cup To Turn Pro View More
Leona Maguire swings during last year's Women's British Open. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

NEWS: Ireland’s Maguire Will Bypass Curtis Cup To Turn Pro

Leona Maguire has decided to give up the chance to make her amateur swan song in June’s Curtis Cup and has targeted the U.S. Women’s Open for her professional debut. The 23-year-old Duke University senior informed Great Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup captain Elaine Farquharson-Black on Tuesday that she will…

NEWS: World No. 1 Maguire Will Forgo LPGA Q-School Finals View More
Leona Maguire represented Ireland at the 2016 Olympics. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Boyers, Picture Supplied by Action Images)

NEWS: World No. 1 Maguire Will Forgo LPGA Q-School Finals

Nobody can deny that world amateur No. 1 Leona Maguire is a rare breed. But she’s an even rarer breed at the pressure-packed LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifying Tournament Stage II event in Florida this week because her goal is simply to complete 72 holes and secure Symetra Tour status….

Underdogs Who Might Garner Olympic Glory View More
REUTERS/Paul Childs. Picture Supplied by Action Images.

Underdogs Who Might Garner Olympic Glory

The fields for next month’s Olympic golf tournaments in Rio de Janeiro are finally set, it was announced earlier this week. Fields of 60 men and 60 women will chase gold in golf’s return to the Games after 112 years. Following a rash of withdrawals, just eight of world’s top…