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The Open: Ireland’s Shane Lowry wins first major golfing title | UK News



Ireland’s Shane Lowry has won his first major golfing title at the British Open.

The 32-year-old held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fleetwood by six strokes.

Lowry, who looked understandably nervous at times, took a four-shot lead into the final round and overcame a shaky start to extend his advantage.

The heavy rain and blustery conditions had prompted tee times to be brought forward.

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