WATCH: Shane Lowry named European Tour golfer of the month for January

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WATCH: Shane Lowry named European Tour golfer of the month for January

WATCH: Shane Lowry named European Tour golfer of the month for January

Offaly golfer Shane Lowry has been named the Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Month for January following his first tournament win for 1,259 days.

The Clara man picked up a victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC tournament in January and followed it with another Top 20 finish at the Dubai Desert Classic. 

Lowry earned over €1 million during the month of January and skyrocketed back into the Top 50 in the world rankings and the top of the Race to Dubai leaderboard.

He wins the European Tour Golfer of the Month prize following a public vote.