He returns to the course today for the 1st PGA Tour event of the season.
Shane Lowry is in action as the new US PGA Tour season gets underway today.
Lowry plays alongside Phil Mickelson and Brendan Steele for the opening round of the Safeway Open in California.
The Open Champion will have a number of new clubs in the bag when he does so.
The Clara man's driving stats from last season have led to a change of driver as well as a new set of irons in the hope of an improvement to his 123rd finish in the FedEx Cup standings on the PGA Tour.
Seamus Power is also in the field.