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Lisa Maguire wins European amateurs

Updated: Saturday, 23 Jul 2011 18:24

Lisa Maguire
Lisa Maguire

Lisa Maguire (Slieve Russell) has made history by becoming the first Irish player to win the prestigious European Ladies Individual Amateur Championship, carding a final round 79 in blustery conditions to win by four strokes.

Stephanie Meadow (Royal Portrush) ensured a remarkable Irish one-two with a closing round of 73 to jump from seventh to second place on her own.

Denmark's Charlotte Kring Lorentzen seperated an Irish top-three finishing on ten over par, with Lisa Maguire in fourth place on 12 over par.

Danielle McVeigh (Royal Co Down Ladies) secured a top-20 finish with a closing round 78.

1 MAGUIRE, Lisa 73-68-73-79 +5
2 MEADOW, Stephanie 78-71-75-73 +9
3 KRING LORENTZEN, Charlotte 74-70-75-79 +10
4 MAGUIRE, Leona 73-75-72-80 +12
19 MCVEIGH, Danielle 80-77-74-78 +21

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