Leona out; Seamus up; Alps misery; Meadow sparks

Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship — World No 2 Leona Maguire fell by 3 and 2 to world No 4 Maria Parra of Spain the quarter-finals at Dundonald. The Slieve Russell and Duke University player beat Azelia Meichtry of Switzerland one up in the last 16.


  • Leona Maguire (IRE) (64) Slieve Russell  lost to Maria Parra (SPA) (9) Spain 3/2
  • Emma Henrikson (SWE) (21) Sweden 18 lost to Julia Engstrom (SWE) (4) Sweden 1 UP
  • Dewi Weber (NED) (30)Netherlands bt 17 Stephanie Astrup (DEN) (38) Denmark 2&1
  • Linn Grant (SWE) (58) Sweden 11 lost to Monica Vaughn (USA) (63) 8&7

Last 16

Power fires 65 in Kansas

Web,com Tour — West Waterford's Seamus Power carded a five under par 65 to make the cut with ease in the Air Capital Classic in Wichita.
The Munster star made an eagle and three birdies at Crestview Country Club to move up 68 places to tied 28th on five under par.
Ranked sixth in the race for 25 PGA Tour cards via the Web.com Tour money list, Power is six shots behind leaders Ryan Brehm and JT Poston.

O'Driscoll and Carey cut in France

Alps Tour — Killarney's Tommy O'Driscoll missed the two over cut by a shot despite firing a one under 71 in round two of the Open International de la Mirabelle d'Or at  Golf de La Grange aux Ormes. 


David Carey (78-74) missed the cut by eight shots.

Meadow opens with 69 in Arkansas

Jordanstown's Stephanie Meadow gave her chances of qualifying for the Olympics a boost when she opened with a  two under 69 in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.

The Royal Portrush Ladies star fell out of the Top 60 in the Olympic Rankings and needs a Top 20 finish over the last three weeks of the campaign to secure her place in the Irish team for Rio.

She's got work to do, however, as she's just inside the projected cut mark in tied 52nd, seven shots behind Ayako Uehara of Japan whose nine under 62 left her two ahead of the field.