Sport Golf

Saturday 21 April 2018

Sparkle, sparkle! Shane Lowry explains why his beard was very shiny on TV last night

Shane Lowry on Second Captains last night
Shane Lowry on Second Captains last night

Offaly's Shane Lowry made an appearance on Second Captains on RTE last night alongside Munster and Ireland star Peter O'Mahony, former Mayo manager James Horan and Andy Lee and his facial hair came in for a lot of attention.

Lowry spoke about his first ever appearance at the Masters, the dominance of Jordan Speith, the craic he had with Padraig Harrington and how proud he was to have his father caddy for him in the Par 3 contest... but viewers attention kept being drawn to his beard.

His facial hair was unnaturally shiny, leading many people on Twitter to guess as to what was the cause.

Here's his reason along with some of the Twitter banter:

Online Editors

Sport Newsletter

The best sport action straight to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport