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Irish Open Player Profiles: Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry

World Rank: 158

Age: 25

2012 Record: P:13, 2 T-10s, 5 MCs, 1 WD.

Prizemoney: €112,396.

His sensational victory as an amateur in the 2009 Irish Open at Baltray suggests Lowry could do well... yet his recent form offers little encouragement. Though naturally gifted, the Clara lad may have to overcome an aversion to beating balls on the practice range to graduate to the upper echelons of world golf.

Belfast Telegraph