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Open champion Shane Lowry withdraws from WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis | Golf News

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Open champion Shane Lowry withdraws from WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis | Golf News

Watch live coverage of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Daily Week Sports from 4pm on Thursday

Last Updated: 23/07/19 6:18pm

Shane Lowry has withdrawn from the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Open champion Shane Lowry has withdrawn from this week’s World Golf Championships event in Memphis.

The Irishman had been scheduled to compete in the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, the third of the year’s four lucrative WGC events, set to begin on Thursday, live on Daily Week Sports.

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Lowry won his maiden major title at Royal Portrush by six strokes on Sunday and has celebrated his success in Ireland, with a homecoming to take place in native Clara, Co Offaly on Tuesday evening.

The PGA announced Lowry’s withdrawal in a statement, which did not cite an official reason, on Twitter: “The Open champion Shane Lowry has withdrawn from the WGC-FedEx.”

Lowry’s triumph at the oldest major saw him move up to a career-high 17th in the world rankings.

0:32 Lowry expects his celebrations to continue as he describes his victory at The Open as a ‘dream come true’

Lowry expects his celebrations to continue as he describes his victory at The Open as a ‘dream come true’

World No 1 Brooks Koepka, who finished tied-fourth at Royal Portrush, leads the FedEx Cup standings ahead of the event, formerly known as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, at TPC Southwind.

27 European Tour members will take part, including Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose, but Tiger Woods is absent from the 64-player field.

Justin Thomas is the defending champion after his four-stroke victory at Firestone Country Club last year.

Watch live coverage of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Daily Week Sports Golf from 4pm on Thursday. Featured Groups can be seen on the red button, with full tournament coverage from 7pm.

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