Who's who: Shane Lowry

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Who's who: Shane Lowry

  • Name:

    Shane Lowry
  • Country:

    Ireland
  • Born:

    April 2, 1987 in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Esker Hills GC
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2009
  • Website:

    https://www.shanelowrygolf.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (2019). Ryder Cup player (2021). Multiple wins on the European and PGA Tours.

Did you know?

The son of an All-Ireland winning Gaelic footballer, Shane Lowry took the golfing world by storm in 2009 when he triumphed as a 22-year-old amateur, playing in his first ever European Tour event. Further European Tour and PGA Tour wins followed in 2012 and 2015,

Lowry's career moved into the highest echelons of golfing achievement in 2019. After winning the Abu Dhabi Championship in January of 2019, Lowry thrilled the home crowds with victory in The Open in July ... an Open Championship played for the first time in 68 years on the island of Ireland.

Top tournaments won by Shane Lowry

2024
America
263 (-25)
$1,286,050
Zurich

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

$1,286,050

Title sponsor

Zurich

Played as the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (Apr 25-28; two-man team event: betterball rounds 1&3; alternate shot rounds 2&4). Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) & Shane Lowry (Ire) beat Chad Ramey (USA) & Martin Trainer (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). McIlroy won his 25th PGA Tour title, Lowry his third, and both took home prize money of $1,286,050. [TPC Louisiana, Avondale, nr New Orleans, LA].

2022
Europe
199 (-17)
US$1,350,000
BMW

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

US$1,350,000

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW PGA Championship (Sept 8-11). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) and Jon Rahm (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Shane Lowry (Ire), whose rounds of 66, 68 and 65 were bogey free. Tournament reduced to 54 holes after Friday's play was cancelled following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey]. Fourth of five Rolex Series events on the 2022 European (DP World) Tour.

2019
Europe
270 (-18)
US$1,166,660
HSBC

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

US$1,166,660

Title sponsor

HSBC

Played as the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship presented by EGA (Jan 16-19; first of eight European Tour Rolex Series events; first European Tour event of 2019; part of 2018/19 schedule). Second-placed Richard Sterne (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Shane Lowry (Ire), who won with a final hole birdie. [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].

2019
Majors
269 (-15)
$1,935,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$1,935,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (148th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) finished 6 shots behind 32-year-old Lowry (Ire), whose course record 63 in the third round set-up his first major championship win. Lowry became the fifth Irishman to take home the Claret Jug, and the first to achieve his victory on Irish soil. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2015
WGC
269 (-11)
$1,570,000
Bridgestone

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$1,570,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 6-9). Second-placed Bubba Watson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lowry (Ire), who recorded his first WGC win, first PGA Tour win and third on the European Tour. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

2012
Europe
270 (-14)
€375,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

€375,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portugal Masters (Oct 11-14). Second-placed Ross Fisher (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Shane Lowry (Ire), who became only the second player on the European Tour to win both as an amateur and a professional (Spain's Pablo Martín was the first). [Victoria GC, Vilamoura, Algarve].

2009
Europe
271 (-17)
amateur
3 Mobile

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

3 Mobile

Played as the 3 Irish Open (May 14-17). Lowry (Ire; amateur) beat Robert Rock (Eng) with a par at the third playoff hole. 22-year-old Lowry, a +5 handicap amateur, was playing in his first European Tour event, and became only the third amateur to win on the European Tour. [County Louth GC, Baltray, Drogheda, Ireland].

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