It's Lowry time — Shane eyes global game but vows to remain true to himself

It's Lowry time — Shane eyes global game but vows to remain true to himself

Shane Lowry believes he’s ready to chase the American Dream on the PGA Tour and play the kind of global schedule that could make him a Ryder Cup player and an Olympian in 2016. Just don't expect him to start changing now and become a calculating, greens-in-regulation hitting plodder. As he said in Dublin yesterday: "I hate laying up on par fives... that’s the way I play golf."

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McGinley's Midas touch can bring Rio gold (and don't write off Padraig)

McGinley's Midas touch can bring Rio gold (and don't write off Padraig)

Rory McIlroy is the massive favourite for Olympic gold in 2016 but newly named Irish golf Team Leader Paul McGinley insists we shouldn’t write off Shane Lowry or a resurgent Padraig Harrington doing the samba on the winner's rostrum in Brazil.
 

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