As part of the Morning Ireland sporting moment series, we've been looking back on some of the best and most memorable moments in Irish sport.
Today we turn to golf on a rain-drenched Baltray in Co Louth in 2009 when Shane Lowry claimed the Irish Open as an amateur.
"I can't believe what's after happening to me... life-changing!"— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) May 15, 2020
That it certainly was and @DarrenFrehill will be looking back at a crucial moment in @ShaneLowryGolf's career #RTEGolf pic.twitter.com/pTLlWlfs8G
It proved to be the start of a magical journey for the Offaly native en route to becoming a major winner a decade later.
Darren Frehill's been looking back at that turning point in Lowry's career.
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Each week on RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, we will be delving into the archives to relive the nation's favourite sporting memories.
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