Tuesday 19 September 2017

The couple that plays together: Shane Lowry and fiancée Wendy Honner hit the green at Augusta

Shane Lowry, of Ireland, reacts after his caddie sank a putt on the ninth hole during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shane Lowry, of Ireland, reacts after his caddie sank a putt on the ninth hole during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry, of Ireland, reacts after his caddie sank a putt on the ninth hole during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Irish golfer Shane Lowry and fiancée Wendy Honner proved they make the perfect team at Augusta.

The Offaly native, who popped the question in Dubai in 2014, looked chuffed to be joined by his long-term love on the green during the Masters Tournament on Wednesday.

Honner acted as her fiancé's caddy for the day, following in the footsteps of Rory McIlroy, who recruited ex-fiancée Caroline Wozniacki and One Direction's Niall Horan for caddy duties in previous years.

Wendy and Shane beamed after his caddie sank a putt on the ninth hole and high fived and hugged to celebrate.

Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The couple have been together for five years and are set to walk up the aisle this year.

"Great fun playing the par 3 today. Had a decent looking caddy on the bag today too @wendyirishonner," Shane tweeted after.

The loved-up couple met on a night out with friends and instantly hit it off.

"I met her on a random night out," he explained of their introduction. Nobody introduced us or anything and no, it wasn't in Coppers."

Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Wendy Honner react during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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