MARRAKESH, MOROCCO — Duke University 2018 graduate Leona Maguire turned in a second place finish at the Ladies European Tour Pre-Qualifier B on her way to advancing to the final stage of qualifying.
A total of 38 golfers advanced to the final stage of qualifying that will include a total of 116 players from 31 different countries looking to secure their 2019 Ladies European Tour cards, which will take place Dec. 16-20 at the Amelkis Golf Club and Palm Golf Ourika.
Maguire, who hails from Cavan, Ireland, signed for rounds of 70, 66, 68 and 67 to finish with a 17-under, 271, over the four days at the Amelkis Golf Club in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Linnea Ström from Sweden won the event with rounds of 66, 69, 62 and 68 for a 23-under-par ledger.
Fellow Duke graduate Lisa Maguire just missed advancing to the final stage as she turned in rounds of 74, 75, 71 and 73 to finish at five-over, 293, which was two shots off the line.