Thursday, May 05, 2016

Leona Maguire and Alice Hewson in US 

Conference team picked by head coaches

The All-ACC women's golf team includes two members of the GB and I Curtis Cup team - world No 1 Leona Maguire (Duke University) and Alice Hewson (Clemson).
Sophomore Leona is one of four Duke University students named by the league's 11 head coaches in a conference squad of 12 players.

The others are freshman Virginia Elena Carta, senior Celine Boutier and junior Sandy Choi were all named to the 12-member All-ACC women’s golf team.
Other members of the All-ACC team include Florida State’s Matilda Castren and Kim Metraux, Notre Dame’s Talia Campbell, Virginia’s Lauren Coughlin, Miami’s Daniela Darquea, , Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho and Louisville’s Laura Restrepo.
Maguire, who hails from Cavan, Ireland, has turned in another stand-out season so far with a 72.29 stroke average to go along with one victory, two top five, five top 10 and seven top 20 finishes.  Maguire won the Tar Heel Invitational with rounds of 69, 72 and 71 for a five-under-par, 212.  
Maguire has registered 12 rounds of even or under par and three rounds in the 60s.