Shane Lowry plays his tee shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Why wait? After the great success of the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush, where the total of 237,750 spectators through the week was the second l(...)

Shane Lowry  at a Dublin media event.” I do feel like I am playing with a lot of confidence at the minute, and if I shoot a bad score today I am going to shoot a good score tomorrow.” Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Sharppix

Shane Lowry’s promotional gig on the rooftop patio of The North Star hotel in Dublin’s north inner city provided an insight into his desire to reach f(...)