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Lowry turns professional

GOLF: Ireland&rsquo;s Shane Lowry has announced he is to turn professional after his Irish Open triumph last week.<br /><br />The 22-year-old, who missed out on a &pound;500,000 first prize at Baltray last week, is set to make his pro debut in the European Open at the London GC, on 28 May.<br /><br />He said: &ldquo;This decision will give me the greatest chance of becoming the best player I can be.&rdquo;