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Shane Lowry, winner of yesterday’s Portugal Masters.

A few firsts:

Shanes’s first victory as a professional, following the 2009 Irish Open he claimed as an amateur, in his very first European Tour appearance.

The first victory by a player from the Irish Republic on The European Tour since Lowry in 2009 at the Irish Open.

Gained his largest European Tour prize of €375,000.

The six footer managed to do it carrying 16 stone.

Sixteen.

Shane Lowry claims first professional European Tour victory in the Portugal Masters (RTE)

Shane Lowry (EuropeanTour.com)

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