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Teen sensations Lisa and Leona Maguire and towering talent Danielle McVeigh can help Great Britain and Ireland end 14 years of Curtis Cup agony.
That’s the view of skipper Mary McKenna, who named the Irish trio in her eight-strong side to face the United States at Essex County Club in Massachusetts from June 11 to 13.
Never mind the professionals, Ireland’s amateur ladies have the game to take on all comers.
Just 24 hours before she is named in the Curtis Cup side alongside the brilliant Cavan twins Lisa and Leona Maguire, Danielle McVeigh overcame a bout of suspected food poisoning to win the 54-hole Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Troon.
Rory McIlroy, who has risen from 39th to ninth position in the official world rankings in his second full season on tour, has been voted the ‘Professional of the Year’ in the 2009 Irish Golf Writers’ Association Awards, sponsored by AIB Bank.
The 20-year-old phenomenon from Holywood, Co Down, claimed a maiden tour win when capturing the Dubai Desert Classic in February and went on to have 14 top-10 finishes including a third place at the US PGA Championship at Hazeltine. McIlroy finished second, behind Lee Westwood, in the European Tour’s ‘Race to Dubai’ standings.
Teenage twins Leona and Lisa Maguire (14) have been included in the squad for Britain and Ireland's Curtis Cup match against the United States in Massachusetts next June.
Teenage twins Leona and Lisa Maguire missed the cut in the €500,000 AIB Ladies Irish Open as big-hitting Swede Sophie Gustafson moved into contention for an incredible sixth victory on Irish soil at Portmarnock Links.
Big-hitting Martina Gillen fired a superb 69 to lead the Irish challenge and leave the Maguire twins in the shade in the AIB Ladies Irish Open at sun-kissed Portmarnock Links.
The Dubliner, 27, had five birdies and two bogeys to trail leaders Maria Hjorth of Sweden and Julie Greciet of France by just two shots on three under par.
Four time major winner Laura Davies and Irish amateur legend Mary McKenna have seen just about everything in their storied careers in the professional and amateur game.
Yet they know they could witness the beginning of something special when the 14-year old Maguire twins, Lisa and Leona, rub shoulders with the cream of the European women's professional golf in the first round of the €500,000 AIB Ladies Irish Open at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links today.
The professionals on the Ladies European Tour will be nervously looking out for 14 year old Lisa Maguire in this week’s Ladies Irish Open at Portmarnock Links.
Irish Women’s Champion Lisa Maguire leads the field by four strokes following a sensational opening 66 and an equally impressive afternoon 73 at the 3 Irish Women’s Open Strokeplay at Douglas Golf Club.
Twin sensations Lisa and Leona Maguire will get a chance to emulate Shane Lowry in next month’s AIB Ladies Irish Open at Portmarnock Links.