Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Leona Maguire (Golf)

Former amateur number one has shown this year she belongs on LPGA Tour

Leona Maguire is enjoying a fine debut season on the LPGA Tour. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Leona Maguire is enjoying a fine debut season on the LPGA Tour. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

 

Age: 26

Professional wins: 2 (Symetra Tour)

Majors: British Open, T25 2016

World ranking: 59

Second in June’s Meijer LPGA Classic earning $214,000. Her second round score of 64 was the lowest in her LPGA career and made her the overnight leader after the first and second rounds, leading to her fourth top ten finish of the season. Tied for 31st in Rio. Has shown she belongs at the top end of professional golf having been ranked the world number one amateur while in college US in the US.

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