Shane Lowry has always been one of more affable top golfers to work with and his press conferences rarely disappoint!
Rory McIlroy will tee up at Southern Hills having made a final hole play under the gun at Augusta that he hasn’t pulled off for the best part of a decade. It might just inject him with the self-belief that he can win a Major again
Scottie Scheffler is many people’s idea of this week’s US PGA Championship winner and has made no secret of his fondness for this week’s host venue in Southern Hills. Will the Scottie-Slam still be on after Sunday?
“I think it’s pretty similar. Like if I go back and look at my form going into The Open in 2019, I think my form was pretty good,” said Lowry.
“It’s a lot harder to get the second than I thought it would be, internally. Not as much pressure externally. But just on me, it’s like, obviously when you win one, to get to where you want to go, you have to win the next one”
It was a solid but unspectacular opening day for the Irish contingent on the MENA Tour’s Blue Canyon Open, with all three of Kevin Phelan, Robin Dawson and Conor O’Rourke left in the middle of the pack in Phuket
Leona Maguire will participate in the Horizon Irish Open Pro-Am for the first time alongside a host of celebrities when the fun-filled curtain raiser for the event tees off at Mount Juliet Estate next month
Shane Lowry has been backed into 22/1 from 28/1 at the start of the week with BoyleSports and he has also been clipped into 8/1 from 10/1 to finish the week as the leading European
“I’ve had a lot of stuff going on recently and just being out of the game is not fun. It’s not been a fun thing for me, so I’m excited to get back and give it another shot. I think everybody deserves a second chance”
Dromoland Castle became the latest club to Play in Pink as the flamingo army turned out in force in aid of Breast Cancer Research
“I understand some people might not like that but it’s an opportunity for me to make the next stage of my life very comfortable and how can I turn that down?”
Rory McIlroy teed up as part of a full Irish fourball on Tuesday at Southern Hills as he ramped-up his preparation ahead of Thursday’s starting US PGA Championship
“There’s really no middle ground, you stand one way or the other. It’s very polarising. And the viewpoints that Phil has made with the Tour and what the Tour has meant to all of us has been polarising, as well”
John Murphy is looking to find form after his PGA Tour missed cut while Conor Purcell makes the leap from the Alps Tour for this week’s Challenge de Espana which starts Thursday in Cadiz
Tiger Woods looks and sounds every bit confident declaring he’s climbed his golfing Everest and that it can only get better and flatter 15-years on from his 2007 PGA Championship triumph