Saturday, November 07, 2015

Duke’s Leona Maguire Selected ACC Golfer of 

the Month

DURHAM, North Carolina – Duke University sophomore Leona Maguire was selected ACC Golfer of the Month for October, after helping lead the Blue Devils to two team victories at the Tar Heel Invitational and the Landfall Tradition.
Maguire, who hails from Cavan, Ireland, collected a first place and tied for fourth place finish in both tournaments, while totaling a 70.83 stroke average.  She did not shoot over par in the two tournaments, including four under-par rounds.
In the Tar Heel Invitational, Maguire totaled rounds of 69, 72 and 71 for a four-under-par, 212.  She registered birdies on holes No. 16 and No. 17 in the final round to win the individual title by one stroke.  At The Landfall Tradition, Maguire collected rounds of 71, 72 and 70 for a three-under-par, 213.  In nine rounds so far on the season, Maguire has posted nine even or under par rounds. 
Maguire is currently ranked as the No. 1 female amateur golfer in the world,