30 Jun '16, 4am

Shane Lowry advised to lose weight? What in the name of Porky Oliver…

Ireland’s Shane Lowry, defending champion of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, is among the kneaded in a field of the chiseled, one of those players who won’t be toppled by a three-club wind. Lowry recently threatened to win the U.S. Open, but bogeyed three straight holes on the back nine of the final round and lost by three. Facebook Pinterest Getty Images Shane Lowry, playing a practice round in advance of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. An Irish Examiner columnist Kieran Shannon politely suggested an intervention, and that his losing weight would be a hedge against a similar calamity occurring in the future. “You’d hope so with all the friends he has, that some of them will be frank and honest enough with him to tell him a couple of home truths, over a few pints if it needs be: to give yourself the best chance to win majors, you’ve got to lose some more of that weight...

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