Bio: Coached by Pete Cowen.
Completed accountancy degree before turning professional.
Distant cousin of former NFL quarterback Joey Harrington.
Received an Honorary Degree from the University of St. Andrews just prior to the 2010 British Open.
Web site is padraigharrington.com.
Affiliated with Special Olympics.
(Bio information from Golfweek research and pgatour.com)
Ireland produces some terrific exports, one of them being, as major-winner Graeme McDowell so poetically waxes, a tenacious golfer. The latest to come off the line is Shane Lowry, a burly, fun-loving lad from County Offaly who passes more easily as a thick-bearded lumberjack than somebody who successfully chases a little white ball for a living.
Padraig Harrington looks to defend his title at Royal Birkdale, but without Tiger, will the oldest major generate interest? The Gang give their thoughts before heading across the pond.
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