Lowry Gets Travelers Championship Bid Underway

There's been a number of withdrawals from the event.

Offaly's Shane Lowry will tee-off for the third week in a row on the PGA Tour this afternoon. 

He will be out at 12:45 Irish time alongside Paul Casey and Patrick Cantlay in the Travelers Championship in Conneticut. 

It's been a slow start for The Open Champion thus far, he's missed the cut each of the last two weekends.  

Golf Journalist Denis Kirwan says playing with better players in the opening two days will suit the world number 22:

However, there has been a spate of withdrawals from the event. 

Webb Simpson pulled out despite testing negative for COVID-19. 

Last week’s winner at the RBC Heritage says he’s exercising caution. 

Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka both withdrew after their caddies tested positive. 

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says testing will be expanded. 

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