VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The 2026 Ryder Cup will be played in Ireland, taking golf's greatest team event to the home country of British Open champion Shane Lowry.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Andrew Landry hit the opening tee shot at the Masters. Shane Lowry hit the final shot at the British Open.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Winning the British Open didn't sink in right away for Shane Lowry.
PORTRUSH, Ireland (AP) — No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug.
It's on there with more than a century's worth of...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait.
The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry.
A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The rain was verging on torrential, the putts weren't dropping, and Tommy Fleetwood was looking thoroughly miserable on the most remote part of the soggy Dunluce...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brendan Lowry thought his son might one day play in front of thousands of screaming fans at Croke Park in Dublin, where he and his two brothers helped lead his...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):
Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title.
British Open, glance
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the British Open at Royal Portrush (all times EDT):
LEADING: Shane Lowry had a 63 and set the British Open...
Shane Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The noise was unlike anything Shane Lowry had ever heard on a golf course, no surprise at the first British Open in these parts in 68 years and an Irishman atop...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Only one player can realistically prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brooks Koepka doesn't need to reach too far back in the memory bank to know how precarious a big lead can be. He nearly gave away his last major just two months...
The Latest: Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):
Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the...
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward...
Key hole at British Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the British Open:
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The buzz among the locals at Royal Portrush has been all about Northern Irish natives Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell this week, so Shane Lowry...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory.
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson, known for length off the tee, showed off his precise ball-positioning and hot putter Saturday to take the RBC Heritage lead.
Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry continued his strong play at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage, moving to 9-under par with two holes left when the second round was suspended Friday because...
Ireland’s Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry was convinced his game was on the rise, despite his poor scoring. He finally showed that Thursday in the RBC Heritage, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a...
Last few Masters spots on the line at Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For players trying to get into the top 50 for a Masters invitation, it was critical to get into the 64-man field at the Dell Technologies Match Play with big ranking points...
Lowry resists Sterne’s challenge in Abu Dhabi for 1-shot win
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry made birdie on the last hole to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Abu Dhabi Championship.
If only it were that simple.
His three-shot lead to start the final round Saturday was gone in three holes. When he walked off the 11th green with his fourth bogey of the round, Lowry found himself trailing Richard Sterne by four shots with seven holes to play.
Lowry takes 3-shot lead into final round in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry kept up his brilliant scoring on the par-3 holes at the Abu Dhabi Championship in shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to extend his lead to three strokes on Friday.
For the third straight day, the Irishman made birdie on the each of the short Nos. 7, 12, and 15 holes to strengthen his bid for a first victory in 3 1/2 years. His last win was in 2015 at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.
Lowry fights to hold Abu Dhabi halfway lead by 1 stroke
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry of Ireland recovered from two early bogeys Thursday by hitting enough good shots for a 2-under 70, giving him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Louis Oosthuizen and Richard Sterne of South Africa each shot 68 and were one shot behind.
Shane Lowry shoots 62 in 1st round, leads in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Irish golfer Shane Lowry is looking to reignite his career after losing his card on the PGA Tour last year.
Beginning 2019 with a 10-under 62 is pretty much the ideal way to start.
Lowry rolled in 10 birdies and did not drop a shot in the first round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Wednesday, giving him a three-stroke lead in the European Tour's opening event of the year.
Vegas pleasantly surprised when weather forecast was wrong
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas woke up Thursday expecting the worst of Melbourne's weather after officials moved up the tee times by an hour to try to beat expected rain in the afternoon.
He was pleasantly surprised to see the sun shining.
He and his Venezuelan partner Joseph Naffah shot 7-under 65 and were three strokes behind leading South Korea, England and Australia at the World Cup.
Garcia wins rain-shortened Andalucia Valderrama Masters
SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia won his third Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Monday, finishing the rain-shortened European Tour event four shots ahead of Shane Lowry.
Garcia shot a 2-under 69 for a 12-under 201 total in the 54-hole tournament at the Real Club Valderrama in southern Spain. Lowry shot a 66 in the final round.
Garcia leads by 3 at Andalucia Masters, play resumes Monday
SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia was on course to win a third Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Sunday when play was suspended due to heavy rain and the threat of lightning in southern Spain.
The 2017 Masters winner will take a three-shot lead over Lee Westwood into Monday at the Real Club Valderrama.
Garcia had one birdie and one bogey over seven holes on the final round before play was halted. Westwood hit four birdies to move into second place.
Sergio Garcia dedicates round to slain college golfer
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Sergio Garcia dedicated his round Thursday in the Portugal Masters to the Spanish women's college golfer killed in Iowa.
Celia Barquin Arozamena, the Big 12 champion this year for Iowa State, was found stabbed to death Monday.
"It was nice to shoot a nice score and dedicate it to Celia," Garcia said.
Pro golf: Steve Stricker teams with Sean O’Hair to win QBE Shootout
NAPLES, Fla. — Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O’Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.
Stricker and O’Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, effectively clinching it when O’Hair made an eagle on the par-5 17th hole of the PGA Tour’s unofficial money event at Tiburon Golf Club.
Steve Stricker, Sean O’Hair team to win QBE Shootout
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.
Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, effectively clinching it when O'Hair made an eagle on the par-5 17th hole at Tiburon Golf Club.
McDowell and Lowry tie Stricker and O’Hair for Shootout lead
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate shot and shared the lead Saturday with Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair going into the final round of the QBE Shootout.
McDowell (Northern Ireland) and Lowry (Ireland), the only international players among the 12 teams at Tiburon Golf Club, began to erase a five-shot deficit with an eagle and birdie on the opening two holes and they dropped only one shot all day in blustery conditions.
Kiradech, Lowry lead Turkish Airlines Open by 2
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Shane Lowry will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
Kiradech started the third round on Saturday five shots behind leader Nicolas Colsaerts, and Lowry was six shots back. But Colsaerts, who led by five at the turn, carded a 2-over-par 73 and gave the field hope.
Lowry shot a 6-under 65 and Kiradech posted a 66 to reach 14 under for the tournament.
British Masters winner leads Alfred Dunhill after 1st round
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Paul Dunne picked up where he left off at Newcastle-upon-Tyne as he led the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with Nicolas Colsaerts after the first round on Thursday.
Four days after winning the British Masters, Dunne shot a 5-under-par 67 in the three-course event on the Old Course. Colsaerts' 67, which represented a strong recovery after a triple-bogey 7 at the third, came at Kingsbarns.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Alex Noren shot a 10-under 62 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Seven strokes back entering the round, the Swede made six birdies and holed a 6-foot eagle putt on the No. 18 to complete what he described as "probably the best round of my life."
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Johan Carlsson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth Club's revamped West Course.
The 30-year-old Swede had eight birdies and two bogeys.
Dredge hits 66 to grab 3-shot lead in Denmark
FARSOE, Denmark (AP) — Bradley Dredge hit five birdies in the front nine and finished with a 5-under 66 Friday as he surged to a three-shot lead amid windy conditions at the Made In Denmark tournament.
The Welshman, runner-up in 2014, bogeyed the 13th before finishing the second round with a birdie and four pars.
That left Dredge at 13 under, three clear of Sweden's Joakim Lagergren, who shot a 70 as the wind picked up at Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort.
TROON, Scotland (AP) — First there was frustration, then there were tears. Then there was the realization that his first major title could just be round the corner.
Shane Lowry went through the whole gamut of emotions after throwing away a four-shot lead in the final round of U.S. Open last month. But in this most congested of golfing years, another big tournament is never far away and next up for the cuddly, always-smiling Irishman is the British Open at Royal...