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Leona Magiure takes joint lead into final round

Nov 19, 2022 23:11 By Dave Hooper
Leona Magiure takes joint lead into final round Leona Magiure takes joint lead into final round
14 May 2021; Leona Maguire during a Tokyo Team Ireland Announcement for Golf at the Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
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Leona Magiure takes joint lead into final round of the CME Group Tour Championship.

Leona Maguire produced a stunning 63 to power into the joint lead at the CME Group Tour Championship.

The Cavan woman recorded nine birdies; at the first, third, eighth, ninth, 10th, 11th, 13th, 16th and 17th holes.  Maguire did not drop a shot for the day.

The 27-year -old started the day seven behind overnight leader Lydia Ko. Maguire is now 15-under-par, level with the New Zealander, who carded a third round 70.

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Play continues tomorrow, with the fourth and final round and a top prize of $2 million prize, the biggest in the history of women’s golf.

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