Shane Lowry Is The Ultimate People’s Champion

Irishman, And His Country, Show What The Game Is All About
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When my good friend and Golf Tips Top 25 Instructor Tom Patri sent me a Facebook message with this video taken by a guy mere feet away from Shane Lowry at a Guinness-soaked ceilidh celebration in Dublin, hours after he and his crew had pretty much drank Portrush dry, I thought to myself, “These Irish Read more…

Rory Falls Short, But Shane Lowry Shines

The Open Championship Remains Up For Irish Grabs
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Well, Rory McIlroy almost made a liar of me during round two of the Open Championship, and I wish he had. But we still have Shane Lowry. Rory thundered back, only to fall tantalizingly short. Still, following a brutal 79 with a nifty 65 should get some sort of recognition, and the hordes of fans Read more…

Dear Rory McIlroy: Welcome To The Hacker Party

Those Blowup Holes Don’t Care Who You Are
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For once and probably the only time in my life, I have something in common with Rory McIlroy. We both know how to make quadruple and triple bogeys, in scarily similar ways. Sure, I’m just hacking up one golf course or another on a regular basis while he’s going sideways — 79 strokes’ worth of Read more…

Who Will Win The 2019 British Open?

Golf Tips Top 25 Instructors Chime In
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The media is calling it “Glory’s Last Shot,” but the 2019 British Open — or Open Championship, as it’s formally known — is also one last shot for Golf Tips’ Top 25 Instructors to pick a major winner for this year. Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland hosts the Open for the first time since 1951, Read more…