The 148th Open | 2019 Royal Portrush

Lowry wins to cause huge Irish celebration

When The Open returned to Royal Portrush in 2019, after a 68-year absence, an unforgettable atmosphere reached its peak as Shane Lowry surged to victory.

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Much anticipation surrounded the chances of the Champion Golfer of 2014, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who had made waves as a youngster at Portrush with a remarkable course record of 61.

Yet it was to be another man from the island of Ireland who delighted the huge crowds around the Dunluce Links, as Lowry produced a performance to savour.

Read all about how Lowry sealed the Claret Jug in joyous fashion.