Longford’s Deirdre Smith leading the way in the Irish Senior Women's Amateur Golf Open

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Colmcille native Deirdre Smith (Co. Louth GC), who is leading the Irish Senior Women's Amateur Open Golf Championship at Naas GC

Longford’s Deirdre Smith, a native of Colmcille, is currently leading the way in the Irish Senior Women's Amateur Golf Open Championship at Naas GC and is in a strong position going into the final round today.  

Smith, a member of Co. Louth GC, lies on +4, and is five shots clear of Irish Senior Women's Close champion Carol Wickham (Laytown & Bettystown GC) 

 After shooting a 71 on Wednesday, Smith's round of 75 on Thursday was the joint-best of the day and included four birdies. Deirdre’s tee-off time today was 11.12am. 

 Wickham moved up a spot to second place, with a round of 76. Grange's Sheena McIlroy matched Smith's 75, to move into third place on +10, one shot clear of Laura Webb.

 Finland's Minna Kaarnalahti is the leading international player in fifth place. The Sarfik golfer lies on +13.

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