Shane Lowry Wins The Open and Takes Home The Claret Jug

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It was downpouring rain when Shane Lowry finally managed to close out his 4-shot lead. Portrush, Ireland was used to bad weather, and so was Shane, who grew up in Mullingar, Ireland. His game totaled out to 72(+1), winning the Irishman his first major and taking home the Claret Jug.

Lowry dedicated his win to his family who helped him throughout his journey as a golfer, though thousands in the crowd cheered him on as he accepted the winning Claret Jug. The iconic trophy is staying in Ireland for one more year!

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