Lisa Maguire Profile


Age: 15
Handicap: +2
Golf Club: Slieve Russell
Coach: Shane O’Grady

Significant Golf Achievements to Date:
Member of Winning Irish Team at Girls’ European Team Championship 2009
Irish Women’s Open Strokeplay Champion 2009
Irish Women’s Close Champion 2009
Irish Women’s Close Leading Qualifier 2009
Irish Ladies Close Runner Up 2008
Irish Ladies Close Leading Qualifier 2008
Girls Order of Merit Winner 2007
British Girls Semi Finalist 2007
Ulster Midland & Leinster Girls Champion 2007
Midland Girls Champion 2006
U12 US World Golf Champion 2006
YMG Grand Masters Champion 2005

Representative Honours:
GB & I Curtis Cup Team, 2010
Junior Solheim Cup Team: 2009
Junior Ryder Cup Team: 2008
GB & I Vagliano Team: 2009
Girls European Team: 2008, 2009 (Winners)
Girls Home Internationals: 2007, 2008, 2009
Ulster Girls: 2007, 2008, 2009

Best golfing memory? – Winning Irish Strokeplay

What age did you start playing? – 9

Who introduced you to the game/how did you get started? – Dad …started playing at he par 3 course in Slieve Russell

Best part of your game? – Long game

Favourite Golf Course? – Pinhurst and Royal Co. Down

Favourite club in the bag? – Lob Wedge

Dream fourball – Paula Creamer, Henrik Stenson and Tiger Woods

Leona Maguire Profile


Age: 15
Handicap: +2
Golf Club: Slieve Russell
Coach: Shane O’Grady

Significant Golf Achievements to Date:
French U-21 Champion: 2010
Irish Ladies Close Championship runner-up, 2010
Member of Winning Irish Team at Girls’ European Team Championship 2009
Quarter Finalist in British Ladies Amateur Championship 2009
Helen Holm Scottish Open Strokeplay Champion 2009
French U21 Champion 2009
Woodenbridge Scratch Cup Winner 2009
Lancome Irish Ladies Close Champion Winner 2008
French U18 Champion 2008
Hermitage Scratch Cup Winner 2008, 2007
Scottish U16 Strokeplay Chamopion 2007
Connacht Girls Champion 2007

Representative Honours:
GB & I Curtis Cup Team, 2010
Junior Solheim Cup Team: 2009
Junior Ryder Cup Team 2008
GB & I Vagliano Team: 2009
Girls European Team: 2008, 2009
Girls Home International Team: 2007, 2008
Ulster Girls: 2007, 2008, 2009

Best golfing memory? – Junior Ryder Cup Team, European Team 09, Curtis Cup 2010

What age did you start playing? – 9

Who introduced you to the game/how did you get started? – Dad

Best part of your game? – Short game

Favourite Golf Course? – Evian Masters and Killeen Castle

Favourite club in the bag? – Putter

Dream fourball – Paula Creamer, Tiger Woods and Natalie Gulbis

Advice for aspiring golfers – Have fun, short game is the most important part of golf!

Human Interest – Like swimming, football and table tennis