LOWRY Shane

Shane LOWRY

IRL

Biography

ResidenceClara, Ireland
Date of Birth:02/04/1987
Place of BirthMullingar, Ireland
Height & Weight6ft 1¼in 16st 0lbs (183cm 102kg)
InterestsGaelic football, hurling, rugby
Web Sitewww.ShaneLowryGolf.com
Turned Pro2009 (plus 5)
Qualifying School(2008) (Joined Tour by winning the 3 Irish Open 2009)

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Biography

Enjoyed an impressive 2014 season to finish a career-best tenth in The Race to Dubai. Finished second to good friend Rory McIlroy at the BMW PGA Championship and was also tied runner-up at the ISPS Handa Wales Open. Moved into the top 50 in the World Ranking for the first time by finishing fifth at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. Captured the 2012 Portugal Masters – his second European Tour title – with a superb final round 66. Had already finished by the time Ross Fisher needed to hole a four-foot par putt on the 18th to force a play-off, and was soon jumping for joy when the Englishman missed. Shot to prominence in 2009 when he became only the third amateur to win a European Tour title – and the second that year following New Zealander Danny Lee – when he captured the Irish Open at County Louth Golf Club in Baltray, beating Robert Rock at the third hole of a play-off. His father, Brendan, was a famous Gaelic footballer who won the All-Ireland Championship with County Offaly in 1982.

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European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR48
Race To Dubai26
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 527,770 (2014)

Teams

Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2008 St Andrews Trophy 2008 (winners) Bonallack Trophy 2008 (winners) Seniors 2006-08 Professional World Cup 2013

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