The Open: How social media reacted to Shane Lowry's major victory
Last Updated: 22/07/19 9:42am
Shane Lowry's victory in The 148th Open at Royal Portrush on Sunday has attracted plenty of reaction on social media.
Here's a selection of tweets praising the Irishman's performance from some of his fellow players (and Niall Horan)...
The Open was a spectacle for sport. Proud to be a part of it. Many Congratulations to @ShaneLowryGolf , his family and his team on achieving a dream. Hopefully one day it can be me. Thank you everyone for your support always💪🏻#TheOpen @TheOpen pic.twitter.com/fix2ZvvluE— Tommy Fleetwood (@TommyFleetwood1) July 22, 2019
Very happy for one happy Irishman!— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) July 21, 2019
Great to watch all the people from Ireland embrace @ShaneLowryGolf! They were so wrapped up in what he was doing. The emotion, excitement. They had so much fun! Day to bring people together. Shows how game of golf, sports can unite us!@TheOpen
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SO chuffed for @ShaneLowryGolf and Bo 💪🏻 two of the nicest guys you could meet.Thought I'd seen a display in Abu Dhabi but this week was outstanding.Congrats to you,all your team,family and friends.Enjoy it as you deserve it 👍🏻#winnerofthegoldmedal #championgolferoftheyear 🥇🏆— Ross Fisher (@RossFisher) July 21, 2019
Always been a legend has Shane. Amazing performance. 👌🏼🏌🏼♂️— Eddie Pepperell (@PepperellEddie) July 21, 2019