Shane Lowry of Ireland celebrates with the Claret Jug on the 18th green at Portrush. Photograph: Getty Images

If you go back to the very start of how Shane Lowry first picked up a golf club, having been reared on tales of his father Brendan’s prowess as part o(...)

Cormac Sharvin opened with a 66 at Lahinch. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The connection between Shane Lowry and Cormac Sharvin extends beyond the fact that both opened with 66s in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Iris(...)

Shane Lowry struggled to a 78 in his opening round at Augusta National. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The handshakes on the first tee, one green-jacketed member after another pressing the flesh with him, didn’t predict the tortured journey that lay ahe(...)

 Shane Lowry of Ireland celebrates with caddie Brian “Bo” Martin on the 18th green after winning  the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Shane Lowry rode a roller-coaster – at times hanging on for dear life – before brilliantly out-dueling South African Richard Sterne to end a three-and(...)