Shane Lowry continued his strong start to the season with a tied-12th finish in the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook resort’s Copperhead course in Florida, where the Offalyman – in his final strokeplay event ahead of next month’s Masters – closed out with a 68 for a total of 11-under-par 273.
Lifting the trophy for the second year in succession was Sam Burns who sank a 33-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat Davis Riley.
With all four rounds in the 60s – 69-68-68-68 – Lowry again showed that his game is in fine shape heading into this week’s WGC-Dell Technologies Match P …