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International Media React To Shane Lowry Major Victory In Portrush

Irish sporting fans at home and abroad rejoiced as Shane Lowry knocked in his final putt in Portrush on Sunday to win his first-ever major championship.  It was a sensational victory for the Offaly man after a strong performance across the four days saw him finish with a six-shot lead over his nearest challenger, Tommy Fleetwood. Lowry joins an illustrious …

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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


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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Next Year’s Open Championship At Royal Portrush Officially Sold Out

The 148th Open Championship which will take place at Royal Portrush golf club in County Antrim in 2019 is officially sold out, according to the championship’s organisers. The Open announced in a press release that all four championship days of the tournament are now sold out, including all adult, youth and “Kids go Free” junior tickets. An estimated 190,000 people are …

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Where Does The 2018 Open Rank Among Those Of The Last Decade?

Francesco Molinari’s triumph at Carnoustie last week was one of the most memorable Open Championships in recent memory, but where does it rank among those that took place over the past decade? 10) 2010 at St Andrews Louis Oosthuizen romped home at the Old Course despite trailing Rory McIlroy by two shots after the latter’s record-tying opening round of 63. …

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