Leona looks forward to playing at Dromoland

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HOME heroine Leona Maguire will headline a stellar field at the €400,000 KPMG Women’s Irish Open, taking place on our doorstep at the stunning Dromoland Castle GC from Thursday next through to the following Sunday (September 22-25). 

While Maguire did play at the JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am in Adare in July, the Open – returning after a ten-year break – affords us a golden opportunity to see the Cavan sports sensation perform in a truly competitive environment.  

“I am very excited to play in this year’s KPMG Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland Castle,” enthused the 27-year-old.

“I have heard amazing things about what they are doing at Dromoland, with their investment into the course and I cannot wait to play again in front of the Irish fans.”

Maguire forfeited a place at the $2.3 million LPGA Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at the Pinnacle Country Club to compete in her national championship. 

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Maguire’s star has rocketed since last year when her heroics at the Solheim Cup led Europe to a 15-13 victory over the United States at the Inverness Country Club, Toledo. 

Ticket sales have been described as positive and are available to purchase (daily €15, under-16s free) at www.womensirishopen.ie.