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In Pictures: Hurling And Golf Meet At The Irish Open Pro-Am

In Pictures: Hurling And Golf Meet At The Irish Open Pro-Am

The Irish Open Pro-Am takes place in Lahinch today with a line-up featuring a few interesting groups.

Playing with Shane Lowry are some hurling superstars: Limerick's current Hurler of the Year Cian Lynch, Clare's Shane O'Donnell and Galway's Joe Canning.

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald plays in a group featuring Westlife's Brian McFadden and Boyzone's Keith Duffy. Welsh man Jamie Donaldson is their pro.

In New Zealand pro Ryan Fox's group are five-time Kerry All-Ireland Tomás Ó Sé, Irish rugby international Luke Fitzgerald and Off The Ball presenter Joe Molloy.

There is also an Irish rugby internationals group including Paul O'Connell, Keith Wood and Shane Byrne. Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is the pro in the group.

Photos by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Wexford hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald poses with fans
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Davy Fitzgerald with Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden

Shane Lowry with Cian Lynch and Shane O'Donnell

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Joe Canning shouts "fore" after playing his 7th tee shot

Cian Lynch plays a shot from the bunker on the 7th green

Joe Canning hits from the rough as Shane Lowry, Shane O'Donnell and Cian Lynch watch on

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Shane O'Donnell chips to the 6th green

Cian Lynch, watched by Shane Lowry, plays from the rough on the 2nd hole

Cian Lynch looks on as Joe Canning putts at the 1st
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Joe Canning hits a drive from the 4th tee

Shane O'Donnell putts on the 1st green

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