Junior Celine Boutier won her match to give Duke a 2-0 lead, but it would not hold up against a resilient Baylor team. | Chronicle File Photo

Duke women's golf falls in dramatic extra hole in match play semifinal at NCAA championship

Freshman Lisa Maguire went hole-for-hole with Baylor freshman Lauren Whyte before falling on the sixth playoff hole Tuesday in Bradenton, Fla.

Sophomore Sandy Choi battled the tough Concession Golf Course in stroke play and will look to make adjustments entering match play Tuesday.

Duke women's golf second after stroke play, enters match play at NCAA Championship Tuesday

Freshman Leona Maguire rode an early birdie and eagle to finish tied for second for the individual crown and was later named the Annika Award winner.

Reigning National Player of the Year Celine Boutier returns to the NCAA championship a year after helping Duke win the national title.

Duke women's golf embraces new format heading into title defense at NCAA championship

With a new format and new members, the Blue Devils will look to defend their national title and hoist the trophy for the seventh time in program history.

Leona Maguire has had a standout freshman campaign, vaulting to the top of the national rankings | Sara Davis, theACC.com

New territory: Duke women's golf freshmen prepare for NCAA championship

Leona Maguire, Lisa Maguire and Gurbani Singh had big shoes to fill when they stepped on campus in the fall.

Leona Maguire and Celine Boutier finished first and second to lead the Blue Devils to the NCAA regional title. | Special to The Chronicle

Maguire, Duke women's golf claim titles at NCAA regional as Boutier heats up

Freshman Leona Maguire won her second consecutive tournament as the Blue Devils qualified for the NCAA championships with a three-stroke victory.

Junior Celine Boutier and the Blue Devils will look to qualify for the NCAA championship with a top-six finish at the regional site this week.

Maguire, Boutier lead Duke women's golf into NCAA regionals

The Blue Devils will tee off at the Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind., for a chance to advance to the NCAA championships later this month.

Sophomore Sandy Choi and the Blue Devils will begin the defense of their national title May 7 in South Bend, Ind., at the NCAA regionals.

Duke women's golf sent to Indiana for NCAA regional

When the defending national champions open up their title defense May 7, they will not have the luxury of doing so close to home.

Freshman Leona Maguire followed in the footsteps of teammate Celine Boutier, becoming the second Blue Devil in as many years to win the individual title at the ACC championship in Greensboro, N.C. | Sara D. Davis, theACC.com

Leona Maguire wins individual title at ACC championship as Duke women's golf finishes second

By the time she stepped into the tee box for the fourth time Saturday, Leona Maguire knew the 18th hole as well as anyone.

Freshman Leona Maguire—the No. 1 women’s golfer in the nation—was presented with the Outstanding Freshman Award this weekend.

Duke women's golf ties for seventh at PING/ASU Invitational, Maguire named

It was not the end result they were hoping for this weekend, but the Blue Devils have done everything except ease up down the stretch—and with the ACC tournament five days away, a seventh-place...

Junior Celine Boutier led the Blue Devils to a confidence-building, third-place finish at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic this weekend.

Learning lessons aplenty for Duke women's golf after third-place finish

After going toe-to-toe against one of the best teams in the country in a tournament featuring the same format that will be used in the NCAA Championship, Duke is one step closer to being...

Junior Celine Boutier and the Blue Devils will look to claim their third victory of the season this weekend at the Liz Murphey Collegiate.

Duke women's golf looks for second straight win at Liz Murphey Intercollegiate

Duke hits the road for the Liz Murphey Collegiate, where it will face some of the best competition in the country.

Freshman Leona Maguire birdied three of her final four holes and set a course record to capture her first individual title in a playoff Sunday | Special to The Chronicle

Duke women's golf repeats as champions at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

The Blue Devils took home individual and team titles after putting in extra work amid tough wintry conditions in Durham.

Junior Celine Boutier is the lone Blue Devil returning from the lineup that captured the 2014 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate title.

Duke women's golf takes aim at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

The Blue Devils will head to Hilton Head, S.C., looking to defend their title in the event from last season.

Sophomore Sandy Choi shot a 218 at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Tournament, finishing tied for 11th.

Blue Devil women's golf finish ninth at Northrop to open 2015

A short stint of adversity in Duke's season-opener may go on to help the Blue Devils in the long run.

Junior Celine Boutier and the Blue Devils will open the season in Palos Verdes, Calif. at the Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge Tournament Sunday.

Duke women's golf travels to California to open spring season

No. 4 Duke will compete in the Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge Tournament in its spring debut, hoping to shake off several months of rust.

Junior Celine Boutier and the Blue Devils could not fight back to the top of the leaderboard, finishing tied for seventh.

Duke women's golf stumbles at Landfall Tradition

Two consecutive five-over rounds prevented the Blue Devils from making a third consecutive run at the title at the Landfall Tradition this weekend.

Sophomore Sandy Choi and the Blue Devils will take aim at a second-straight tournament title this weekend.

Duke women's golf looks to end fall season on high note at Landfall Tradition

Just as they did last year, the third-ranked Blue Devils finished in the top five in their first three fall tournaments and are looking for more in Wilmington, N.C., this weekend.

The Blue Devils—led by third-place finishes from Celine Boutier and Leona Maguire—claimed their second consecutive Tar Heel Invitational title. Photo credit: Tim Cowie

Duke women's golf repeats as Tar Heel Invitational champions

Junior Celine Boutier and freshman Leona Maguire tied for third place to pace the Blue Devils to the team title in Chapel Hill, their second title at the event in as many years.

Junior Celine Boutier will look to lead the Blue Devils to their second-straight Tar Heel Invitational title this weekend.

Duke women's golf looks to repeat as Tar Heel Invitational champs

The Duke Blue Devils will attempt to repeat as Tar Heel Invitational champions this weekend

Freshmen Lisa and Leona Maguire passed up the opportunity to join the professional circuit for the chance to come to Duke, get an education and compete for the Blue Devils’ seventh national title.Jon Gardiner/Duke Photography

Crossing the pond

Freshman twins Leona and Lisa Maguire made the decision to come to Duke from Ireland rather than join the professional circuit.

After capturing the individual title in her last event, sophomore Sandy Choi hit a rough patch at the Annika Intercollegiate, bogeying four straight holes in her final round Tuesday.

Duke women's golf finishes fifth in stacked Annika Intercollegiate tournament

Freshman Leona Maguire finished second overall and reigning ACC Player of the Year Celine Boutier took third for the Blue Devils at the three-day event.

Duke women's golf heads to Orlando for tough early-season competition

Seven of the top 10 teams in the country will tee it up this weekend at the Reunion Resort, and the Blue Devils will be one of them and look to keep their impressive streak of team top-five...

Sophomore Sandy Choi shot four-under-par on her final five holes to capture the individual title at the Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall in Charleston, S.C.

Choi wins individual title as Duke women's golf takes third at Cougar Classic

The sophomore anchored a Blue Devil squad that was missing reigning national player of the year Celine Boutier.

Junior Celine Boutier used a strong showing in the final round of the Evian Championship to make up for a shaky third round and finish tied for 29th.

Duke women's golfer Boutier excels at Evian Championship

Capping an already successful—and busy—summer, junior Celine Boutier played a strong final round at the LPGA's Evian Championship in her home nation France to finish in the top 30.

Junior Celine Boutier—2013-14 National Player of the Year—will not join the Blue Devils at the Cougar Classic this weekend, as she will be playing in the final LPGA major of the year in France.

Duke women's golf ready to kick off fall season at Cougar Classic

The Blue Devils—though short-handed—will get their 2014-15 campaign underway this weekend when they head to South Carolina to take part in the annual Cougar Classic.