WATCH: Shane Lowry Snaps Club Over Knee

The 2019 Open champion showed signs of frustration during the PGA Championship

Shane Lowry Snaps Club Over Knee
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The 2019 Open champion showed signs of frustration during the PGA Championship

WATCH: Shane Lowry Snaps Club Over Knee

On Thursday, Bryson DeChambeau's driver shaft snapped and on Friday at the PGA Championship another player's club broke too.

However, this time it was on purpose.

Shane Lowry, usually known for his cool and calm demeanour, snapped an iron over his knee on Friday after a wayward shot.

The Irishman was four under for the tournament after 25 holes but just six holes later he found himself at one over after five bogeys.

It was during that spell that the reigning Open champion showed his frustration and snapped a club over his knee.

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The Irishman finished T6th at last week's WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational and currently ranks 26th in the world.

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Elliott Heath
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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2 HL

Irons: Mizuno MP-H4 3-iron, Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5