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Brilliant Shane Lowry Holds Off Fleetwood To Clinch Open Championship

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Shane Lowry has won his first major after clinching the 2019 Open Championship in Portrush after a dramatic final day of action in Co. Antrim.  Lowry entered today with a four-shot lead over his nearest challenger Tommy Fleetwood after playing some superb golf on the opening three days of the competition. With the weather forecast predicting high winds and heavy …

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James McClean Leads Host Of Sports Stars In Well Wishes For Lowry

On Sunday, Shane Lowry will look to clinch his first-ever major championship when he takes to Royal Portrush in Co. Antrim for the final round of the Open Championship. After a sensational opening three rounds, which included a record-breaking Saturday, Lowry sits four shots clear of England’s Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the leaderboard. The Offaly man tees off at …

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Watch: ‘Olé Olé Olé’ Rings Round Portrush As Shane Lowry Leads

Shane Lowry’s superb Saturday in Portrush saw him garner a well-earned reception upon making his walk to the eighteenth and final hole.  Lowry will enter tomorrow’s final day of The Open with a strong lead over the competition after a record-breaking day on Royal Portrush’s new course – leaving the second-placed Tommy Fleetwood trailing by a comfortable four shots. His …

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Shane Lowry Plays Sensational Round To Take Control Of The Open

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Shane Lowry took control of the Open tournament on Saturday at Royal Portrush. The Irishman played some fantastic shots on the course in County Antrim, finishing on 8 under for the day and 16 under for the tournament. Lowry, who was cheered throughout by the spectators in attendance, could do no wrong in a faultless round. Lowry broke the course …

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Shane Lowry Sinks Stunning Putt To Take The Lead At The Open

Shane Lowry is top of the leaderboard at the Open Championship in Royal Portrush. The Offaly man has had two brilliant days at the prestigious tournament. Lowry shot an impressive 67 on the course in Antrim on Thursday, to leave himself one behind overnight leader J.B. Holmes on -4. He followed that round with an excellent showing on Friday afternoon. …

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Rickie Fowler Warned Not To Wear Orange At The Open

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The 148th Open Championship in Portrush has taken on extra special meaning this year due to its location. It is the first Open to be staged in Northern Ireland since 1951 which is in large part due to the ‘The Troubles’ and the legacy that has been left behind and still lingers on in various parts of the British state. …

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Disastrous Open Start For McIlroy Following Quadruple Bogey On First

Rory McIlroy could hardly have contemplated a worse possible start to this year’s Open Championship in Portrush. One of the favourites heading into Thursday’s first day and equipped with a vast knowledge of the Royal Portrush course (including the course record of 61) McIlroy’s opening hole proved to be a disaster. The four-time major winner was greeted with cheers at …

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Conor McGregor Named Among Highest-Paid Celebrities For 2019

Conor McGregor has been named in the annual Forbes 100 highest-paid celebrities list. The Dubliner placed at No. 65 in the highly coveted list with earnings of €47M in total. McGregor earned an estimated €32M for his UFC 229 comeback fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, which he subsequently lost via fourth-round submission. The disclosed purse for October’s fight was €3M, however, …

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The Handicaps For GAA Stars Ahead Of Irish Open Pro-Am

Shane Lowry with Limerick's Cian Lynch

All eyes are on Lahinch, Co. Clare this week as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open tees off on Thursday.  There will be no shortage of world-class golfers on display with Shane Lowry, Tommy Fleetwood, Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer, Thorbjorn Olesen, Danny Willett, Jon Rahm, Louis Oosthuizen and Ian Poulter just some of the names taking part. Of course, the …

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