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Shane Lowry’s first PGA Tour win turns him into tree-hugger

Shane Lowry is now a converted tree-hugger after his first PGA Tour victory at the Bridgstone Invitational this past weekend. Lowry needed some help to win the tourney. Entering the 18th hole on Sunday, he held a one-shot lead over Bubba Watson. After hitting his tee shot deep into the rough amongst the trees, he took a wedge and tried to go over said trees. He didn’t make the...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry introduces himself on world stage with Bridgestone win

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Shane Lowry remained somewhat of a mystery to the golf audience outside Ireland and parts of Europe. He won the Irish Open as an amateur in 2009, and he picked up his first win as a pro three years later in Portugal. He has been showing up at the majors the last few years, though this is the first year he has been eligible for all of them. Jim Furyk played with...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry bests Watson, Furyk, Rose to win Bridgestone crown

AKRON, Ohio -- With no mistakes and two great escapes from the trees, Shane Lowry of Ireland introduced himself on a world stage Sunday by winning the Bridgestone Invitational. He locked up victory in this World Golf Championship with a shot through the trees from left of the 18th fairway that descended over a bunker and settled just over 10 feet away for one final birdie and a 4...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry wins Bridgestone for a world title

AKRON, Ohio (AP) With no mistakes and two great escapes, Shane Lowry of Ireland won the Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday for the biggest victory of his career. Starting the final round at Firestone two shots behind, Lowry played bogey-free for a 4-under 66 to pull away from Jim Furyk and Justin Rose and hold them off during a tough back nine. Lowry was in trouble left of the 10th...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry leads, Gallacher misses cut after Wales Open second round

  Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Wales Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher missed the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup. Lowry didn't drop a shot as he moved to 9-under 133, one shot ahead of Joost Luiten (69) and Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts, who eagled the 18th hole for the second day in a row in shooting...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

USGA Groups ‘Heavyweight’ Golfers, Causes Some Controversy At U.S. Open

The USGA has a long tradition of grouping players with similarities, and they just couldn’t resist putting three large men together. Brendon de Jonge, Shane Lowry and Kevin Stadler have been grouped together to compete in the 2014 U.S. Open, which began Thursday. The three golfers are listed at 230, 225 and 250 pounds, respectively, which has Stadler’s caddie, Shannon Wallis...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfers upset over ‘heavyweights’ group at US Open

What do Kevin Stadler, Shane Lowry and Brendon de Jonge have in common? For starters, they are all professional golfers who were put in the same grouping for the first two rounds of the US Open. They also weigh well over 200 pounds each. Is that why they are playing together at Pinehurst? The USGA […]
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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