Shane Lowry is an Irish professional golfer with a career-high Official World Golf Ranking of No.16 which he reached in February 2022. In 2019, he won The Open Championship. And in 2022, he finished in the Top 3 of the Masters Tournament. Back in 2016, he was in the Top 2 of the US Open.

Player Profile and Amateur Career

Shane Lowry was born on April 2, 1987, in Clara, County Offaly in Ireland. He currently splits his time between Jupiter, Florida, and Dublin, Ireland. His father is Brendan Lowry, a professional footballer. He began his professional career playing at the Esker Hills Golf Club. He later attended the Athlone Institute of Technology.

Height / weight 1.85 m / 102 kg
Born Apr 2, 1987
Nationality Ireland Ireland

In 2007, he won the Irish Amateur Close Championship. He was also part of the Irish team that won the European Amateur Team Championship in 2007. Also on that team was Rory McIlroy. In 2009, he won The Irish Open. He reached a career-high rank of No.6 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Professional Career

He turned pro in 2009 and won his first European Tour title in May at the 3 Irish Open. In 2012, he won the Portugal Masters and in 2012, he won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

In 2019, he won the PGA Tour’s The Open Championship. He beat Tommy Fleetwood by 6 strokes. In 2022, he finished third at the Master’s Championship. He also won the BMW PGA Championship, defeating Rory McIlroy and John Rahm.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 2
  • European Tour - 6

Best Results in Major Championships

  • Masters Tournament - T3: 2022
  • PGA Championship - T4: 2021
  • U.S. Open - T2: 2016
  • The Open Championship - Won: 2019

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