Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar were still duking it out at Royal Birkdale yesterday evening as Rory McIlroy’s attention turned towards the PGA Championship and a final shot in 2017 of breaking a three-year major drought.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
The Open Championship has not been a happy hunting ground for Shane Lowry over the past two seasons but Pádraig Harrington believes the 30-year-old has the credentials to become Ireland’s fifth recipient of the Auld Claret Jug.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Pádraig Harrington is ready to play golf’s elder statesman role with off-form Shane Lowry when the Irish pair reunite after the PGA Championship for a practice round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Making the extraordinary feel routine is a trick only the greats can master, and while Rory McIlroy is favourite to win his third Race to Dubai crown in four years, Shane Lowry has a fast-track to the Ryder Cup in mind at this week’s Turkish Airlines Open.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Mention has been made in these parts of Martin Kaymer’s irritation at his PGA Championship victory at Whistling Straits back in 2010 being framed as the major Dustin Johnson threw away, yet imagine how annoyed you’d be if you were Johnson?
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke believes Shane Lowry has a tough decision to make over his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title defence in 2016 but is in no doubt the European Tour made the right decision not to sanction next year’s prestigious tournament.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Pádraig Harrington returns to the majors this week at Whistling Straits for the first time since last month’s Open near miss, fighting both the pain of a knee injury and the sense the clock is ticking on his ability to add to his title haul.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
“When it’s breezy, swing it easy” is a well-known golfing adage and it proved to be just the advice Alan Lowry needed to follow in the footsteps of his famous big brother and win the Mullingar Electrical Scratch Trophy.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015