Shane Lowry awarded lifetime membership of the European Tour

Full focus Shane Lowry says he still has work to

Full focus Shane Lowry says he still has work to

Lowry was also awarded lifetime membership on the European Tour following his victory at Royal Portrush.

"Since then I have been getting treatment on the injury and I have been working hard with Justin Buckthorp and my medical team away from the course in order to ensure I am able to play in this week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth".

Cape Town - Francesco Molinari is hoping to feed off the energy of the crowds this week as the Italian returns to defend his BMW PGA Championship title in the fourth Rolex Series event of the 2019 Race to Dubai at Wentworth Club.

Lowry, who now leads the Race to Dubai, also admitted his life had changed since that emotional Portrush win, adding: 'I do get stopped a little bit more but I bring [daughter Iris] with me so I don't have to stop and talk because she's always running around.

Despite missing the cut in 2016, Lowry has finished in the Top 20 in every other staging of the BMW Championship since 2013.

"I do get stopped a little bit more but I bring her with me so I don't have to stop and talk because she's always running around!"

"I was watching a video yesterday of the last few holes on Sunday, and you could see I was uncomfortable in that position".

The 32-year-old now leads the European Tour's Race to Dubai, having also won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

Both European Tour Members, they are relishing the opportunity to play the famous West Course for the first time.

Lowry said: "It is pretty cool to receive this award". I didn't know that I would get to this day so it's pretty cool.

"I've obviously joined a nice list of names, which is pretty good as well". My heart lies with the European Tour.

"I've played a couple of events in the States since the Open and coming back here this week it's kind of new again, where everybody is coming up and congratulating me", Lowry mentioned. "So it's an extreme privilege to receive this".

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