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LOWRY WINS 148TH OPEN

Portrush produces emotional Open for the ages

The 148th Open at Royal Portrush transcended a golf tournament, a truly emotional spectacle and an outlet for the delicate soul.

Lowry in awe after Open win: 'I can't believe this is happening to me'

The Champion Golfer of the Year, Shane Lowry shares his thoughts on his win and what was going through his head during the final round at The Open.

Lowry didn't know if he was good enough to win

A year ago this week, Shane Lowry slumped into a chair following a first-round 74 at Carnoustie and cried.

Lowry wins The Open at Royal Portrush

Amid partisan and sometimes frenzied fans, Ireland's Shane Lowry won the 148th Open Championship, doing so at Northern Ireland's Royal Portrush.

Lowry joins prestigious list of Irish major winners

The success of Irish golf over the past decade wasn’t always necessarily kind to Shane Lowry. But after Sunday, he won't have to answer anymore questions of when it will finally be his time.

Brutal conditions make Lowry a 'proper' Open champ

The forecast that called for wind gusts to 35 mph and “outbreaks of heavy rain” arrived on schedule to turn the final round of The Open into a wind-whipped test of wills. Shane Lowry didn't flinch.

Players congratulate Open champion Lowry

Check out what players were saying after Shane Lowry's victory Sunday at The Open at Royal Portrush.

FINAL ROUND AT ROYAL PORTRUSH

Koepka frustrated at Holmes' slow play at Open

It’s no secret that J.B. Holmes is not among the PGA Tour’s fastest players and his measured pace drew criticism again Sunday at The Open.

Holmes (87) goes from third to T-67 on Sunday

J.B. Holmes was in the mix for the claret jug Saturday afternoon at Royal Portrush and started the final round in the penultimate group. That ended in the blink of an eye early Sunday.

Fowler's ball goes OB off official: 'That sucks'

Rickie Fowler’s first swing of the day Sunday at The Open landed out of bounds. But before it did, it hit a course official.

No. 1 costs Fleetwood: 'Hope my time will come'

Tommy Fleetwood had a chance to turn the tide on the first hole of the final round of the 148th Open. But he didn't, and couldn't claim his first major.

The Open payout: Lowry nets nearly $2 million

Breakdown of prize money and FedEx Cup points for Open winner Shane Lowry and the rest of the players who made the cut.

Watch: Sh*nk! Stenson snaps club over knee

Luckily, Henrik Stenson only had one hole to go in his Open Championship when his frustration met one of his golf clubs.

148TH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

Chamblee: Lowry's win in Northern Ireland was special

Chamblee: Lowry's win in Northern Ireland was special

Brandel Chamblee and Frank Nobilo reflect on why Shane Lowry's win in Northern Ireland was so special.
Lowry was 'uncomfortable through first 13 holes'

Lowry was 'uncomfortable through first 13 holes'

Shane Lowry reveals that he was uncomfortable through the first 13 holes on Sunday at The Open Championship.

Lowry: 'I didn't know this morning if I was good enough'

Lowry: "I didn't know this morning if I was good enough"

Shane Lowry reveals that he didn't know this morning if he was good enough to win The Open Championship.

MORE FROM ROYAL PORTRUSH

G-Mac hears 'whispers' of quick Portrush return

Despite a driving rain on Sunday 77, Graeme McDowell wasted no time starting the call for The Open’s return to Royal Portrush.

Thanks to late bogey, Westwood back in Masters

Lee Westwood wasn’t wishing Brooks Koepka any ill will, but he certainly wasn’t sad when Koepka bogeyed the par-4 17th on Sunday at the 148th Open Championship.

What's in the bag: Open champ Lowry

Shane Lowry won the 148th Open on Sunday at Royal Portrush. Here's a look inside his bag.

Quotes of the week: Big names feeling mighty low at The Open

From big names missing the cut at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush to Tiger Woods not getting a text back, here are the top quotes of the week.

HIGHLIGHTS: ROUND 4 AT ROYAL PORTRUSH

Highlights: Every shot from the champ Lowry's final-round 72

Highlights: Every shot from the champ Lowry's final-round 72

See Champion Shane Lowry's entire final round at The Open.

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INSTANT ANALYSIS: THE OPEN

Instant Analysis: Lowry (72) finishes off epic run to win first major

Instant Analysis: Lowry (72) finishes off epic run to win first major

Shane Lowry never looked back in the final round of the 148th Open to claim his first major title.

MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE STATES...

Herman rides Trump's advice to Barbasol victory

Taking advantage of playing partner Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman finished with a 2-under 70 for a one-stroke victory at Keene Trace.

Clanton, Suwannapura (best-ball 59) win Dow title

The duo of Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura teamed to shoot a better-ball 59 and win the inaugural Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational Saturday in Midland, Mich.

Summerhays

P. Summerhays tops Jin for U.S. Junior Am title

Preston Summerhays won the U.S. Junior Amateur on Saturday at Inverness Club, beating Bo Jin, 2 and 1, in the scheduled 36-hole final.

Clanton, Suwannapura win LPGA's Dow Great Lakes team event

Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational on Saturday, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke victory.

GRILL ROOM

Conor Moore’s impressions at the 148th Open

Conor Moore’s impressions at the 148th Open

In the Sky Sports Open Zone, Conor Moore shares his impressions of golfers Ian Poulter, Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington and more.
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Fans ditch Rory banner after Rd. 1, go with G-Mac

One household was all in on Rory McIlroy winning The Open Championship ... But that was before he stumbled to an opening-round 79. Now they've taken on a new hero.

Your favorite PGA Tour players Face App'd

Here's how your favorite PGA Tour golfers will look when they hit the PGA Tour Champions, thanks to the Internet's latest trend - the Face App.