PGA Championship

Lowry upbeat after PGA Championship performance

2019-05-22 13:04
Shane Lowry
Shane Lowry (PA)

Cape Town - Shane Lowry feels his performance at PGA Championship suggests he is on course for a successful season.

The Irishman is a four-time winner on the European Tour, with January's victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship his first title since 2015 - which has helped move him back into the top 40 in the world.

Lowry secured a Top-10 finish (tied for eighth) at the second major of the year, carding three sub-70 rounds at Bethpage Black, another indication that his game is moving in the right direction.

The 32-year-old, who is currently third in the Race To Dubai standings, admitted: "I felt like I played great. I felt like I was so in control the last three days.

"The year has gone along nicely so far. It's going along nicely and I feel like I'm doing all the right things.

"I'll just keep doing what I'm doing and see where it leaves me in November and December."

Lowry went on to add: "I feel like I have my bag set up perfectly now, so I feel like I can just go out and play and worry about what I'm doing on the golf course."

The world No 39 is still targeting his first major, but has four top-10 finishes to his name although he has missed the cut at the last four Open Championships.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Vote

Which of the eight South Africans competing at this week's 101st PGA Championship will fare best?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.