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Rory struggles as Reed hits the front and Mad Scientist finds major formula

Patrick Reed tees off on the sixth hole during the second round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (Darren Carroll/USGA) Bryson DeChambeau suggested only "the Gods" know if his "bomb and gouge" strategy will yield a US Open win but Rory McIlroy may need some divine intervention t...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Nick Faldo, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Majors, Reed, Mamaroneck, HARRIS


Relaxed McIlroy off to a flyer at Winged Foot

Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Rory McIlroy fired his lowest opening round in a Major for six years and walked away almost disappointed not to stamp even harder on a vulnerable Winged ...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Belgium, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Adam Scott, Majors, Thomas, Reed


Sugrue wary of Winged Foot test

Shane Lowry looks over a putt on the eighth green during the practice round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (USGA/Robert Beck) Mallow’s James Sugrue wasn’t even born for the Massacre of Winged Foot in 1974 and he was just nine when Phil Mickelson, Colin Montgomerie and Pádraig...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Australia, California, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, Majors, Mamaroneck, Michael Collins, Mickelson


Lowry and Power miss Safeway Open cut

Shane Lowry. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images An ice-cold putter did little to help Shane Lowry’s quest for some US Open form as he missed the cut by two shots in the Safeway Open in California.The Open champion (33) was 30 feet from the flag most of the day and gave himself no birdie chances inside 12 feet. As a result, he had 34 putts as he added ...
Tags: California, Sport, Golf, Louisiana, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Burns, Higgs, Mickelson, Russell Knox, Nicholas Thompson, Morgan Hoffman, Silverado Resort, Seamus Power, Cameron Percy, Pga Tour Season


Harrington commits to Irish Open

Pádraig Harrington. Picture: Getty Images Pádraig Harrington will make his first competitive appearance in nearly seven months when the three-time Major winner targets a second victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club from September 24-27.The 49-year-old was due to be captaining the European Ryder Cup team at Whistling Str...
Tags: Usa, England, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Public Health England, Padraig Harrington, Harrington, Royal Portrush Golf Club, Whistling Straits, Claret Jug, Tommy Fleetwood, Arnold Palmer Invitational


Harrington commits to Irish Open; 25th successive appearance

Pádraig Harrington. Picture: Getty Images Pádraig Harrington will make his first competitive appearance in nearly seven months when the three-time Major winner targets a second victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club from September 24-27.The 49-year-old was due to be captaining the European Ryder Cup team at Whistling Str...
Tags: Usa, England, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Public Health England, Padraig Harrington, Harrington, Royal Portrush Golf Club, Whistling Straits, Claret Jug, Tommy Fleetwood, Arnold Palmer Invitational


Harrington and Dunne included in early Irish Open field

Padraig Harrington. Photo by Darren Carroll/PGA of America) Ryder Cup skipper Pádraig Harrington appears set to play his first event in more than six months and join Shane Lowry and Greystones’ Paul Dunne in Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Castle from September 24-27.Harrington, who opted not to travel to San Francisco for the US PGA last month,...
Tags: Scotland, US, San Francisco, Sport, Italy, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Chris Wood, Moriarty, Ballymena, Harrington, Valderrama


Lowry shows flashes of vintage form but driver still needs work in wine country

Shane Lowry. Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images Shane Lowry showed flickering signs of form ahead of next week’s US Open when he rallied late to open with a four-under 68 in the Safeway Open in California.The Open champion (33) made a sluggish start at Silverado Resort and Spa North, where smoke and ash from nearby wildfires affected Wednesday’s practi...
Tags: California, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Phil, Steele, Mickelson, Russell Knox, Brendan Steele, Winged Foot, Silverado Resort, Seamus Power, West Waterford, Chris Keane Getty


Lowry begins search for US Open A-game in California

Shane Lowry of Ireland plays his shot from the second tee during the final round of the World Golf Championship-FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind on August 02, 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Shane Lowry gave the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open a massive boost when he confirmed he will delay being reunited with hi...
Tags: Florida, California, Boston, US, Sport, United States, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi


Lowry confirmed for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Shane Lowry is heading for Galgorm Castle from September 24-27 Shane Lowry will tee it up at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open for the first time since his career-defining Open Championship triumph, as Galgorm Castle Golf Club plays host to the island of Ireland’s national open from September 24-27.The 33-year-old lifted the Claret Jug in front of his ho...
Tags: England, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Public Health England, Lowry, Abu Dhabi HSBC, Royal Portrush Golf Club, WGC Bridgestone Invitational, Claret Jug, Tommy Fleetwood, Portstewart Golf Club


Moynihan seeks Valderrama drama; Brendan Lawlor returns

Gavin Moynihan Gavin Moynihan is looking forward to kick-starting his season as he returns to Valderrama with Cormac Sharvin and Jonny Caldwell for the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters. “I’m delighted to be back,” said the Dubliner (25), who tied for eighth behind Sergio Garcia and Shane Lowry at the classic Sotogrande layout two years ago. “It’s...
Tags: Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Shane Lowry, Martin Kaymer, Moynihan, Ballymena, Caldwell, Bernd Wiesberger, Sotogrande, Belfry, Tom McKibbin


Brendan Lawlor takes giant step for inclusion with European Tour start

Brendan Lawlor yesterday signed a 14-club deal with TaylorMade Golf He might hail from the Wee County but Dundalk’s Brendan Lawlor will take a giant step this week when he becomes the first disability golfer to play in a European Tour event.The Co Louth man (23) has a rare condition called Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, characterised by shorter stature a...
Tags: UK, England, Adidas, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Dubai, Denmark, Niall Horan, Melbourne, Kpmg, Shane Lowry, Danny Willett, Martin Kaymer


Hoey and McElroy look forward to Northern Ireland Open Challenge

Northern Ireland Open Tournament Ambassador Michael Hoey competing at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena, Northern Ireland (Photo: PressEye) In exceptional times it has been a whirlwind few weeks for Galgorm Castle as the Ballymena parkland prepares to host the first of two international golf tournaments in September.First up will be next week’s Nor...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Oliver, Ballymena, McElroy, Hoey, Michael Hoey, Handa, Challenge Tour, Dermot McElroy, Portmarnock Links, European Challenge Tour, Galgorm Castle, Galgorm


Scheffler shoots 59, Johnson 60 as Lowry and McDowell bow out of FedEx Cup

Scottie Scheffler of the United States holds up his golf ball in celebration after scoring a 59 during the second round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 21, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell saw their slim FedEx Cup hopes evaporate when they missed the cut in the Northern Trust...
Tags: South Korea, Australia, Boston, Sport, Chicago, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Davis, Dallas, Dustin Johnson, Johnson


FedEx Cup reverse for Lowry and McDowell; McIlroy five behind in Boston

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 20, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The FedEx Cup hopes of Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are hanging by a thread after disappointing opening rounds in the Northern Trust at TPC Bos...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Boston, Sport, Colombia, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland


McIlroy puts family first; AIG Women's Open test for Irish trio

TROON, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 18: Olivia Mehaffey of Northern Ireland looks on during a practice round ahead of the AIG Women's Open 2020 at Royal Troon on August 18, 2020 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images) Rory McIlroy will put family time ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as he faces a five-week battle for FedEx Cup a...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Aig, Chicago, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry, Daniel Berger, Royal Troon, Muirfield


Lowry awaits Covid-19 clarity before committing to Irish Open

Shane Lowry plays his tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round at the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. on Friday, June 14, 2019. (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane) Shane Lowry is desperate to tee it up in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open next month but his participation is far from certain due to the coronavirus pand...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, UK, Boston, US, Sport, Aig, Chicago, Ireland, Golf, Shanghai, European Tour, Wgc, Dublin, Shane Lowry


Lowry secures FedEx Cup berth with 72nd hole heroics

Shane Lowry of Ireland putts on the ninth green during the second round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 14, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) Shane Lowry made an incredible par save at the last to qualify for the FedEx Cup Playoffs by finishing tied 23rd in the Wyndham Championshi...
Tags: South Korea, California, Boston, Sport, Power, Chicago, United States, Ireland, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Belgium, Kim, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Greensboro North Carolina


Rackard makes his mark with memorable Mullingar Scratch Trophy win

Winner Jason Rackard (Enniscorthy) of the 2020 Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt / Pinergy sponsored Mullingar Scratch Trophy at Mullingar Golf Club today (16/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Hurling’s loss was golf’s gain as Enniscorthy left-hander Jason Rackard etched his name alongside the greats with a superb two-stroke win in the prestigious Mull...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Rob, Shane Lowry, Castle, Enniscorthy, Rafferty, Kilkenny, Moran, Lahinch, Wexford, Portmarnock, Marc Boucher, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Sean Cooper


Lowry fails to fire on moving day in Greensboro

Si Woo Kim of South Korea hits a hole in one from the third tee during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 15, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) Shane Lowry has work to do to qualify for next week’s Northern Trust in Boston after a level-par 70 left him nine shots behin...
Tags: South Korea, Boston, Spain, Sport, Austria, United States, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Kim, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Firestone, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Colin Montgomerie


Lowry scorches into the mix in Greensboro with spectacular 63

Shane Lowry of Ireland putts on the ninth green during the second round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 14, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) Shane Lowry swapped his calculator for a hot putter and punched in a seven-under 63 to roar into contention for the Wyndham Championship.Wel...
Tags: South Korea, England, Spain, Sport, Taiwan, Canada, United States, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Pga Tour, European Tour, Brooks Koepka, Kim


Galgorm confirmed for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open; Jon Rahm return an unknown

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell wait with their caddies on the 18th hole during a practice round at the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Copyright USGA/Michael Reaves) Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort will stage the Dubai Dubai Free Irish Open from September 24-27 as the championship returns to No...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, US, Sport, Atlantic, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Jamie Donaldson, Memphis


Stellar line-up for Mullingar Scratch Trophy

Co Louth’s Gerard Dunne contended for the Mullingar Scratch Trophy last year, finishing tied fifth. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography Three of the world’s top 100 amateurs will be fancied to add their names to the prestigious Mullingar Scratch Trophy this weekend.Amateur champion James Sugrue, the world 14; West of Ireland champion Caolan Rafferty, the...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Leinster, Ross, Westport, Galway, Adam Smith, Newlands


McIlroy at a loss to explain major drought: "I can't really put my finger on it"

Collin Morikawa poses with the Wanamaker Trophy at TPC Harding Park. Photo by Darren Carroll/PGA of America) Rory McIlroy launched a staunch attack on Brooks Koepka’s macho mind games as he extended his major drought to six years in the PGA Championship in San Francisco.The Co Down man (31) made an eagle two, two birdies and two bogeys in closing a 68...
Tags: England, US, San Francisco, Sport, Pga, PGA of America, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, Denmark, Dustin Johnson, Cbs, Brooks Koepka, Johnson, Shane Lowry


Sugrue replaces Brazill in Mullingar Scratch Trophy field

James Sugrue (Mallow). Picture by Pat Cashman Reigning Bridgestone Order of Merit champion Robert Brazill will miss out the return to golf for Ireland’s top amateurs in this weekend’s Mullingar Scratch Trophy. The Naas international (23) will be unable to travel to the event due to the current public health travel restrictions on residents of Kildare,...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Shane Lowry, John Murphy, Dundalk, Kildare, Rafferty, Royal Birkdale, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Mullingar, Ronan Mullarney, Joe Carr


Great Shots Propel Morikawa to Historic PGA Championship

When the pros teed it up at historic Harding Park this past Thursday to start the 2020 PGA Championship it had been over a year since we witnessed major championship golf. With the Covid -19 pandemic ravaging the sports world I can barely remember Shane Lowry earning the title Champion Golfer of the Year. It was worth the wait. Yesterday’s finish at the 102nd PGA Championship was as exciting a major as all of us could have wished for. Collin… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Golf, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Cameron, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus, Bryson DeChambeau, PGA Championship, Chip Shots, Pga Champ, Major Championship, Morikawa, Fedex Cup, Fedex Cup Playoffs


Irish Open to head north with Galgorm Castle the preferred venue

The 12th at Galgorm Castle. Photo: Kevin Markham The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open looks set to be held in Northern Ireland the week after the US Open from September 24-27.Originally scheduled for Mount Juliet from May 28-31, the event was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic in March and now appears likely to be played at Galgorm Castle Spa & Golf ...
Tags: UK, US, Sport, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Memphis, Ballymena, Stephanie Meadow, Challenge Tour, Mount Juliet, Kevin Markham


Johnson leads as Koepka lurks in chasing posse at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson of the United States lines up a putt on the 11th green during the third round of the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park on August 08, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/PGA of America/PGA of America via Getty Images) Dustin Johnson will be seeking to turn the 54-hole lead into a major win for the firs...
Tags: Sport, Getty Images, United States, Pga, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Cameron, Clarke, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach


McIlroy survives triple-bogey blues as Lowry snaps, then rebounds

Ian Poulter of England putts on the 18th green during the first round of the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park on August 06, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/PGA of America via Getty Images TPC Harding Park will try the patience and concentration of the very best and it got the better of Rory McIlroy and Shane Lo...
Tags: England, Australia, France, China, San Francisco, Sport, United States, Ian Poulter, PGA of America, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka, Espn, Shane Lowry, Jordan Spieth


Haotong Li forges ahead at Harding Park

Haotong Li of China plays his shot from the 14th tee during the second round of the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park on August 07, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/PGA of America via Getty Images) Irish golf could claim a sliver of the halfway lead in the PGA Championship as Chinese star Haotong Li fired a secon...
Tags: England, China, US, America, San Francisco, Sport, PGA of America, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Shanghai, Dubai, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry, Donald Trump, Jordan Spieth