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(...)

Shane Lowry in action during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

The question is often put to me about how I came to play golf. After all, I come from a part of the country, Clara, Co Offaly, where Gaelic foo(...)