Duke’s Maguire Repeats As ACC Women’s Golfer Of The Month

Blue Devil freshman wins ACC title in playoff, posts 69.5 stroke average in April 

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Duke freshman Leona Maguire has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month after winning the ACC Championship in a playoff and tying for third place in the PING/ASU Invitational.

It is the second straight monthly honor for the Cavan, Ireland, native who was also named the ACC Women’s Golfer of the Month for March.

Maguire collected a 69.50 stroke average while posting her two strong tournament showings. Her win came  on the second playoff hole in the ACC Championship as she netted a birdie on No. 18.  She also placed tied third against one of the top fields nationally at the PING/ASU Invitational with rounds of 66-74-71 for a total of 211.  Maguire collected rounds of 68, 68 and 70 at the ACC Championship for a total of 206.  She now owns two wins this season and seven top five finishes.  She has posted four straight finishes in the top three or better.