Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry, Claire Dowling, Leona Maguire and Paul Dunne win 2015 Irish Golf Writers' awards

Shane Lowry, Claire Dowling, Leona Maguire and Paul Dunne win 2015 Irish Golf Writers' awards

Shane Lowry’s breakout season, which was highlighted by a stunning victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, has earned the 28-year-old Offalyman the accolade of “Professional of the Year” in the 2015 Irish Golf Writers’ Awards, sponsored by Carr Golf.

McIlroy wins IGWA Professional of the Year Award for 2009

McIlroy wins IGWA Professional of the Year Award for 2009

Rory McIlroy, who has risen from 39th to ninth position in the official world rankings in his first full season on tour, has been voted the ‘Professional of the Year’ in the 2009 Irish Golf Writers’ Association Awards, sponsored by AIB Bank.

Harrington tops the awards lists

Harrington tops the awards lists

Padraig Harrington has put his feet up, locked away his clubs (at least competitively) and pigeonholed some time of his own for winter holidays. But, still, the awards keep rolling in to serve as a reminder of just how good a year he had in 2008 when he captured two majors, the British Open and the US PGA.

Harrington named 2008 IGWA Professional of the Year

Harrington named 2008 IGWA Professional of the Year

Pádraig Harrington’s outstanding performances in 2008 where he retained the British Open championship at Royal Birkdale in July before adding the US PGA Championship at Oakland Hills in August has earned him the ‘Professional of the Year’ award from the Irish Golf Writers’ Association.