McGinley Ponders If McIlroy Can Successfully ‘Reinvent’ Himself In Turning 30.

One of golf’s more highly-respective obersevers of the game ask the question if Rory McIlroy can successfully ‘reinvent’ himself once he turns 30. Paul McGinley knows McIlroy and he knows McIlroy’s golf game better than anyone. But the 2014 victorious European Ryder Cup captain and much-revered SKY Sports TV pundit is firstly concerned McIlroy is making far too many mistakes over the course of a Sunday final round. We’ve seen it far too often in recent years with McIlroy out in the last ...

McGinley Not Interested In Being A 2020 Ryder Cup Vice-Captain.

Victorious 2014 European Ryder Cup captain, Paul Ginley has ruled-out any likelihood of being a vice-captain under Padraig Harrington for the 2020 Ryder Cup. McGinley and Harrington had attended the same Dublin school and played amateur golf together and against each other, so they were friends long before they emerged on the European Tour and when they did back in the last 80s the duo were virtually insperable. They brilliantly teamed in 1997 to deliver Ireland its first and still only victory ...

Lowry’s 20-Month Journey To Shores Of Lake Michigan.

Shane Lowry’s start to a 20-month journey to the shoreline of Lake Michigan could not have been choreographed any brighter. At the commencement also to a 10th full season in the pro ranks Lowry became the first Irishman in the events 14-year history to lift the gleaming Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Falcon trophy. Not only did Lowry first equal the course record, he set a new record for the number of ‘2s’ in four Tour rounds and also bravely burying any lingering 2016 US Open near-victory demons ...

Shane Lowry – With His 2019 Abu Dhabi HSBC Victory

Shane Lowry – With his 2019 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Victory  Captured a fourth European Tour win in his 214th appearance It is Lowry’s first win in his fifth appearance at this event and the first by an Irishman. His best previous finish was fourth in 2010. Moves to first in the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex with 1,165 points Could jump as high as 40th in the Official World Golf Ranking, up from 75th Will qualify (Top-50 World Rankings/Top 20 Race to Dubai) for ...

Lowry Admits ‘He Was Completely Gone To Over The Moon’ Winning In Abu Dhabi

Through pure resilience and belief, Shane Lowry has won his first European Tour title in four years by lifting the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi. The Clara man entered the final day with a three-shot lead over Richard Sterne and birdied the first to get his final round off to the best possible start. But Sterne wasn’t for shifting with the plucky South African matching Lowry’s birdie before playing his front nine in five-under, six shots better than Lowry. Golf is a funny game however ...

Harrington & Irish President Quick To Praise Lowry After Capturing Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

New European Ryder Cup Captain, Padraig Harrington along with Michael D. Higgins, and the President of Ireland were among the first to congratulate Shane Lowry who ended a more than three-year victory drought to brilliantly capture the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Lowry led from start-to-finish to secure a fourth European Tour victory in birding the final hole in a closing round of 71 in windy conditions and win by a stroke at 18-under par from South African Richard Sterne (69). Lowry’s victory, ...

Lowry Headed For All Four 2019 Majors With Abu Dhabi HSBC Success

Shane Lowry’s return to the European Tour is headed for the spectacular reward of all four Majors this new year should he capture the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Lowry will take a three-shot lead into Saturday’s final round after producing a gutsy third day 67 to brilliantly move to 17-under par in the UAE capital. The Offlay golfer seized seven birdies, including three on the four par-3s, to remarkably be eight-under alone on the par-3s for the three days. Lowry has piled on 21 birdies over ...