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Maguire in 7th Heaven

Leona MaguireBy Drive for Show, Putt for Dough

At the ACC Championship played on the 6,192-yard, par 72 The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina Leona Maguire from Slieve Russell Golf Club claimed another US Collegiate title and steered her university Duke to yet another team title.

With rounds of 68, 72 and 70 Leona won her second Atlantic Coast Conference title and eclipses the record held by Lindy Duncan and current LPGA star Brittany Lang a Major winner (2016 US Women’s Open champion) by winning her seventh individual title on -6 under, two shots clear of Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forrest.

The Duke team of five players with the best four scores counting each day returned rounds of 284 (-4), 286 (-2) and 289 (+1) for a total of 859 (-5) to win by nine shots from Florida State University on 868 (+4) to claim their 20th championship.

Duke Results
T1 1 Leona Maguire Duke 68 72 70 210 -6
T7 T4 Sandy Choi Duke 71 73 71 215 -1
T7 T14 Ana Belac Duke 74 70 74 218 +2
T7 T17 Virginia Elena Carta Duke 72 72 75 219 +3
T16 T17 Gurbani Singh Duke 73 72 74 219 +3

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