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Leonna Wins ANNIKA Award

Leonna Wins ANNIKA Award

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Ireland | 0 comments

After taking the top spot in the Women’s Amateur Golf Rankings and helping her Duke Blue Devils to the semi-finals of the NCAA Women’s Championship this week, 2013 Spirit Player Leonna Maguire also took home the ANNIKA award on May 25.  This award is named after golf superstar Annika Sorenstam, and is given to the most outstanding female...

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Maguire #1

Maguire #1

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Ireland | 0 comments

2013 Irish Spirit Player, Leona Maguire recently moved into the World Amateur Golf Ranking top spot, replacing Andrea Lee, after winning the NCAA South Bend Regional. Leona and Lisa Maguire were the first set of twins to ever compete in the Spirit International Amateur Championship in 2013.  They both now attend Duke University and play on the golf...

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The Irish Twins

The Irish Twins

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Ireland | 0 comments

At the 2013 Spirit international Amateur Championship, we had yet another first.  Twins.  Lisa and Leona Maguire are both very accomplished amateur golfers and played for Team Ireland.  They play well together, always competing and also always pulling for each other. On the Women’s team side, they finished a respectable 9th at the 2013...

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U.S. Leads The Spirit Near End of First Round

U.S. Leads The Spirit Near End of First Round

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in 2013 Spirit Teams, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, The Spirit International, United States of America | 0 comments

TRINITY, Texas—The first round of play had yet to be concluded as darkness fell on Whispering Pines during the second day of The Spirit International. Fierce storms brought more than 6½ of rain between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, and when play resumed after a 25½-hour interruption, the U.S. Team wasted little time in taking control of the...

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’11 Spirit Player Whitson wins Spanish Am

’11 Spirit Player Whitson wins Spanish Am

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Amateur Golf News, Ireland, Team of the Month, The Spirit International, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Following a victory at the Nations Cup, 2011 GUI Spirit Player Reeve Whitson catapulted to victory at the Spanish Amateur by defeating another Spirit Player, England’s Neil Raymond. After falling behind on the 4th hole, Whitson never trailed again, and when he birdied the 10th hole, Whitson never looked back.  He closed the match out in the afternoon on...

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