‘Bo’ steals the show as Team Lowry celebrates long into the night

John Craven
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‘Bo’ steals the show as Team Lowry celebrates long into the night

Shane Lowry and Brian Martin celebrate victory in Wentworth (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

When it comes to celebrating victories, few do it better than Shane Lowry.

Fans of the Offaly star have come to expect fireworks in the early hours of the morning befitting the feats of brilliance that laid the foundations for the night.

At Portrush, there was no party like a Lowry party, pictured in the Boar’s Head in Dublin in the wee hours wearing the same clothes that night that saw him claim a maiden Major win up the road that evening.

The Claret Jug was passed around so everyone could enjoy a famous sup, and as Lowry belted out a rendition of the Fields of Athenry, the world of golf widely approved of a celebration done right; one worthy of etching your name on such prized silverware.

The BMW PGA Championship mightn’t be a Major but after winning the flagship event at Wentworth, it seems the celebrations lived up to the hype once more as Lowry posted a video on Monday depicting the difference between his first victory toast drink and his last. You can watch Lowry transition through the stages of drunkenness below!

In fact, the whole of Team Lowry got in on the act, with coach Neil Manchip and manager Brian Moran, and even Shane himself wholly outdone by caddie Brian Martin who cut an altogether different figure from first drink to last.

And why wouldn’t he? This perfect partnership has been bearing fruit ever since the pair got together in September 2018 with the latest victory banking Lowry €1,351,105.60, and plenty for Bo to go with it.

“I’m proud at the way ‘Bo’ (caddie Brian Martin) and myself handled it out there,” said Lowry. “To play a tournament around Wentworth with no bogeys is fairly good, to be honest.

“It’s great for him as well. We’ve had a great year and we’ve had our ups and downs and we’ve had our falling outs but to win with a good friend on the bag is extra special.”


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