Shane Lowry handed early tee time at US Masters

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Shane Lowry handed early tee time at US Masters

Shane Lowry handed early tee time at US Masters

Shane Lowry will tee off at 1.52pm (Irish time) on Thursday for his first round of the 2019 US Masters. 

Lowry will play alongside Canadian Mike Weir and American Kevin O'Connell for the first two rounds of the tournament in Augusta.

The Clara man is 100/1 to claim the first green jacket of his career and become the first Irish man to win the famous tournament. He is 22/1 to be the leading Irish or British player on Sunday. 

Lowry last appeared in the US Masters in 2017 where he missed the cut but he died finish in the Top 40 in 2016 when he made a hole-in-one.