Shane Lowry has been one of the most consistent performers over the past few years, with multiple top 10s and victories moving him firmly into the world's top 50.
However, at the beginning of the final round at the RBC Heritage, whilst firmly in contention, Lowry produced a stone-cold top at the 2nd hole, with his shot from 280 yards only covering 150 of them.
Watch the relatable shot below.
Not the shot he was hoping for 🤐 pic.twitter.com/wskSTvoAEnApril 17, 2022
Following the top, that I'm sure would have filled the club golfer with an element of smugness, Lowry would go on to make a par and remain a few shots back off the top of the leaderboard, with the lead continuously changing at Harbour Town.
After making a par, the 35-year-old seemed to forget about the moment at the 2nd, with laser-like irons leading to superb birdies at the treacherous 4th, 5th and 6th.
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Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.
Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.
Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?
Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°
Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°
Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°
Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW
Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°
Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
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