ISPS Handa Portugal Ladies Open

Maguire twins miss the cut in Portugal

Rebecca Codd led the Irish challenge but birdies at the last two holes weren’t enough to see Leona Maguire survive the cut in the ISPS Handa Portugal Ladies Open in Portugal.

Maguire twins hit the ladies tour in Portugal

Leona Maguire is used to rubbing shoulders with the top pros. Picture hered with Graeme McDowell during the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla. Credit: golffile.ieTeen twins Leona and Lisa Maguire will be gunning for glory on Ladies European Tour today.

Leona, 16, was invited to play in the ISPS Handa Portugal Ladies Open at Campo Real near Lisbon as the reigning Portuguese Ladies Amateur Open champion.

But the Cavan sensation also succeeded in getting an invitation for her twin sister Lisa for what will be their fourth start in a professional tour event.