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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Shane Lowry
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Lowry's body of work saw no near-wins last season and a rank outside the top 125, a clear disappointment coming off a $1,585,436 season the year prior. Fortunately for him, his 2015 WGC-Bridgestone victory granted him a three-year exemption that will extend his fully exempt PGA Tour status through the 2017-18 season. After nearly winning the U.S. Open in 2016, the burly Irishman has posted just one top-10, so it's clear Lowry comes with some volatility. Further increasing his risk has been a limited schedule of 17 or less PGA Tour events the last three seasons, so be warned that his above average talent comes with downside as well.
Lowry's first full-season on the PGA Tour was mostly a success, but it could have been so much better if not for a disastrous final-round at the U.S. Open. Lowry, a season European Tour veteran, dipped his toes in the PGA Tour pond for the first time last season and at $1.5 million in earnings, it had to be classified as a success, but a major-win would have catapulted him into an entirely different stratosphere. With that said, his loss is the salary cap player's gain as his price is very reasonable heading into this season. It would be nice to see some added consistency this season, but that can be expected after getting acclimated last year. In draft leagues, he should be taken in the sixth or seventh round.
Lowry, a 22-year-old from Ireland, is ranked 16th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings as of mid-May 2009. He is being urged to declare himself as a professional by Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy.
More Fantasy News
MC at API
Lowry missed the cut after shooting a seven-over 79 in round two of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Runner-up at Andalucia Valderrama Masters
Lowry carded a three-day total of eight-under-par to finish second at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, four strokes behind champion Sergio Garcia.
Leads in SG: Putting at Bellerive
Lowry shot rounds of 69-64-69-70 at the PGA Championship, which put him in a tie for 12th place.
Top-15 finish in Canada
Lowry closed with a three-under 69 on Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open to finish in a tie for 12th place.
Hoping to avoid fourth straight MC at Open
Lowry will play the first two rounds of the Open Championship alongside Tyrrell Hatton and Patrick Cantlay.