Dubai Moonlight Classic: Leona Maguire fifth as Nuria Iturrios wins inaugural title

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Itturios celebrates its third victory over the Ladies European TourDubai Moonlight Classic final leaderboard-10 N Iturrios (Spa); -9 O Cowan (Ger), E Henseleit (Ger); -8 K Lampert (Ger); -7 C Hedwall (Swe), L Maguire (Ire); -6 C Booth (Sco); -5 G Cowley (Eng), S Kemp (Aus) Other selected: -3 H Burke (Eng); -1 T Johnson (Eng), L Young (Eng); +1 F Parker (Eng); +2 K Henry (Sco); +4 B Morgan (Wal); +5 A Boulden (Wal), S Evans (Eng), M MacLaren (Eng), H Clyburn (Eng); +8 C Woods (USA)

Leona Maguire from Ireland finished fifth together as Nuria Iturrios in Spain claimed the inaugural Dubai Moonlight Classic.

Iturrios dropped three shots into two holes, but dealt a card under 71 and a 10 under in total, one ahead of Germans Olivia Cowan and Esther Henseleit.

Maguire, who led after a first round after a record record of 64, closed three shots after a 70.

Scotland & Carly Booth was one shot further back in the seventh after six birdies and an eagle in a slot 67.

Iturrios was a second consecutive victory, after the victory of the Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco last week.

The 23-year-old becomes the first player to collect consecutive titles from the Ladies European Tour since Aditi Ashok on the Indians and Qatar Opens in 2016.

Maguire, who spent 135 weeks at the top of the women's world amateur rankings before becoming a professional in June, d retired with a second round 75 in the 54-hole event, with each of the 56 players playing at least nine holes of one of their first two rounds under environmentally friendly LED lights.

Cheyenne Woods, Tiger & # 39; s niece picked up a hole-in-one at the second hole in the final round with a six-yard six-yard iron, but ended in a draw for 47th at eight past.

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