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# leona-maguire - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 Cavan twins to make professional golf debuts in New Jersey next week Going Pro

Cavan twins to make professional golf debuts in New Jersey next week

Leona and Lisa Maguire will begin the next chapter of their careers at the LPGA Classic.

# leona-maguire - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From The42 Opportunity knocks for Leona Maguire as historic first women's tournament set for Augusta History Making

Opportunity knocks for Leona Maguire as historic first women's tournament set for Augusta

Augusta National announced the establishment of the Women’s Amateur Championship from 2019.

# leona-maguire - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 Cavan's Leona Maguire named Global Golf Post Female Amateur of the Year Top Of The World

Cavan's Leona Maguire named Global Golf Post Female Amateur of the Year

It’s yet another award for the Olympian.

# leona-maguire - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From The42 Irish golfer Maguire named the world's best amateur for third consecutive year Accolade

Irish golfer Maguire named the world's best amateur for third consecutive year

The Cavan woman has again won the Mark H McCormack Medal.

# leona-maguire - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Good week at the Open for Leona Maguire but she's pipped for best amateur prize

A disappointing final round meant that the Cavan native missed out on an historic feat.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From The42 Leona Maguire in the hunt to defend prestigious amateur award at Women's British Open Composed

Leona Maguire in the hunt to defend prestigious amateur award at Women's British Open

The Cavan native won the Smyth Salver at last year’s event.

# leona-maguire - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The42 Another strong round from Leona Maguire at the Women's Open in Scotland Irish Interest

Another strong round from Leona Maguire at the Women's Open in Scotland

The Cavan native shot a round of 70 to leave her four under par for the tournament.

# leona-maguire - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From The42 In the mix! Strong start for Ireland's Leona Maguire at the Women's Open Up And Running

In the mix! Strong start for Ireland's Leona Maguire at the Women's Open

The Cavan native carded three-under in the opening round, while Olivia Mehaffey is also in action at Kingsbarns.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow miss the cut at US Open Bow Out

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow miss the cut at US Open

Bogeys and double-bogeys killed off their chances of progressing to the weekend.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Ireland's Leona Maguire has just won one of the biggest tournaments in amateur golf The CHamp

Ireland's Leona Maguire has just won one of the biggest tournaments in amateur golf

World number one beats Ainhoa Olarra at British Ladies Amateur Championship.

# leona-maguire - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From The42 Ireland's Leona Maguire named US National Player of the Year Winner

Ireland's Leona Maguire named US National Player of the Year

The Cavan woman finished second at yesterday’s NCAA Championship to finish her season.

# leona-maguire - Monday 27 March, 2017

From The42 Cavan's Leona Maguire cements world number one spot with another win Leona Maguire

Cavan's Leona Maguire cements world number one spot with another win

The 22-year-old picked up a sixth collegiate title over the weekend.

# leona-maguire - Monday 2 January, 2017

From The42 'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it' Interview

'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it'

Becoming a professional golfer has always been Leona Maguire’s dream but she has made the bold move of postponing the step-up to continue her development as an amateur and complete her US college degree.

# leona-maguire - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 'The LPGA will still be there': Leona Maguire postpones pro career to finish college degree Big Decision

'The LPGA will still be there': Leona Maguire postpones pro career to finish college degree

The 21-year-old is in the final year of her Psychology, Business and Accounting course at Duke in North Carolina.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The42 Maguire just misses out on top-20 finish as Inbee Park claims Olympic gold Rio 2016

Maguire just misses out on top-20 finish as Inbee Park claims Olympic gold

Stephanie Meadow finished in a tie for 31st.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15 Updates

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 15

Four Irish athletes are in action, including European modern pentathlon champion Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: Ireland's European champion continues in the modern pentathlon Rio 2016

Olympic Breakfast: Ireland's European champion continues in the modern pentathlon

Plus, Neymar aims to lead Brazil to gold on the penultimate day of the Rio Games.

From The42 Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is Golf

Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is

Maguire “way outperforming her ranking,” Paul McGinley says.

# leona-maguire - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 14 Updates

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 14

London 2012 bronze medallist Rob Heffernan leads the way for Team Ireland on Friday.

# leona-maguire - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Maguire back in medal contention with stunning second round in Rio On The Rise

Maguire back in medal contention with stunning second round in Rio

Stephanie Meadow also impressed today in excellent scoring conditions.

From The42 Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle

Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13 Liveblog

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13

It’s a busy day, with Thomas Barr, Leona Maguire and Bryan Keane among the Irish in action.

# leona-maguire - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 Despite a birdie on the opening hole, Leona Maguire didn't have the day she wanted in Rio Work To Do
From The42 Olympic breakfast: All eyes on Neymar while Maguire, Meadow and Everard get campaigns underway Rio 2016

Olympic breakfast: All eyes on Neymar while Maguire, Meadow and Everard get campaigns underway

Some of the biggest names in athletics are in action tonight.

# leona-maguire - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From The42 Leona Maguire completes memorable week by winning prestigious amateur award at the Open Star In The Making

Leona Maguire completes memorable week by winning prestigious amateur award at the Open

The Cavan native continues to impress on the world stage.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From The42 Olympics-bound Maguire shows all her Major talent as she chases the leaders at the Open Amateur Hour

Olympics-bound Maguire shows all her Major talent as she chases the leaders at the Open

The 21-year-old continues to shine on the biggest stage.

# leona-maguire - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire

The Cavan native was ranked 1st in the world on the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking up until recently.

# leona-maguire - Monday 11 July, 2016

From The42 Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio Brazil Bound

Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio

Stephanie Meadow has also made the women’s reserve list for Brazil.

# leona-maguire - Sunday 12 June, 2016

From The42 Maguire and Mehaffey help GB and Ireland to memorable Curtis Cup win at Dún Laoghaire Curtis Cup

Maguire and Mehaffey help GB and Ireland to memorable Curtis Cup win at Dún Laoghaire

World number two Maguire the star for the home side.

# leona-maguire - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 Maguire goes 2-0 but GB & Ireland must share the spoils on day one of the Curtis Cup Golf

Maguire goes 2-0 but GB & Ireland must share the spoils on day one of the Curtis Cup

The Duke University student was in impressive form.

# leona-maguire - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The42 Irish hopefuls Maguire and Meadow in danger of missing the cut at season's first Major Major Business

Irish hopefuls Maguire and Meadow in danger of missing the cut at season's first Major

Ai Miyazato and Azahara Munoz lead the way on -5.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'We need to remove the 'stuffiness' from golf if we're to attract young players'

The chief executive of the Irish Ladies Golf Union spoke to us about the launch of a new handbook aimed at attracting junior golfers,

# leona-maguire - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The42 'Baby steps' the key to Leona Maguire's drive to become one of golf's greatest Potential

'Baby steps' the key to Leona Maguire's drive to become one of golf's greatest

That’s the view of Solheim Cup star Mel Reid.

# leona-maguire - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The42 Leona Maguire becomes first Irish golfer to win the prestigious Mark H. McCormack Medal Top Of The World

Leona Maguire becomes first Irish golfer to win the prestigious Mark H. McCormack Medal

Cavan — and the world’s — best amateur golfer has been acknowledged.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From The42 'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time Steady As She Goes

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time

The Maguire twins talked with us about the temptation of turning pro and the structured life of a collegiate athlete.

# leona-maguire - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From The42 What a performance! 20-year-old Leona Maguire finishes 2nd at European Masters Rising Star

What a performance! 20-year-old Leona Maguire finishes 2nd at European Masters

The future is bright for the Cavan golfer.

# leona-maguire - Friday 29 May, 2015

From The42 Rory McIlroy isn't Ireland's only number one golfer collecting award after award Rising Star

Rory McIlroy isn't Ireland's only number one golfer collecting award after award

Leona Maguire has enjoyed a peerless rookie season in America.

# leona-maguire - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 It's a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world's number one amateur golfer Top Of The World

It's a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world's number one amateur golfer

Leona and Lisa Maguire are taking the golf world by storm.

# leona-maguire - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland's Leona Maguire wins major US college golf title Champion

Ireland's Leona Maguire wins major US college golf title

The 20-year old from Cavan continues to make waves in the States

# leona-maguire - Sunday 5 August, 2012

From The42 Queen of the Castle: Matthew wins Ladies Irish Open Regal

Queen of the Castle: Matthew wins Ladies Irish Open

The Scot finished with a round of 71 to win the tournament by one stroke.