Julie McCarthy dropped off the pace with a second round 77 but still had the mental fortitude to birdie two of her final three holes to rescue some of her round at the SEC Championship.
“I hit the ball pretty well off the tee, which gave me a lot of chances," said Lowry after his round.
Joe Dillon and Neil O’Briain claimed top-30 finishes at EuroPro Tour Q-School and are the only two Irish players to gain Category 3 status.
Unfortunately Ireland's Stephanie Meadow struggled to get anything going on day one of the Lotte Championship in Hawaii and finished well down the field.
After her win at Clemson, Julie McCarthy leading one again at the SEC Invitational at Greystone Country Club.
Olivia Mehaffey received an early Easter present as she won the Pac-12 women's golf championship at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in California.