Fleetwood missed, Lowry
holed and the one-shot difference was soon made up on the third as Fleetwood, who had also missed a good birdie chance on the par-five second, bogeyed the par three.
"I suppose I didn't even know going out this morning if I was good enough to win a major," Lowry
, who won the 2009 Irish Open as an amateur in similarly poor weather, looked in total control before a combination of three bogeys in the next four holes and Fleetwood's birdie on the 12th cut the gap to four.
extended his lead with a birdie on the fourth and both players birdied the next before Lowry
demonstrated the short-game skills by getting up and down from short of the seventh green to pick up another shot.
The NBA announced its decision not long after Lowry
said Stevens 'shouldn't be a part of our league.'
"A guy like that shouldn't be part of our league," Lowry
Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins is 6-foot-11 and perhaps generously listed at 270 pounds; Lowry
is listed at 6-foot-1, 196 pounds.
He also talked of how he loved his wife but was "in love with" Ms Lowry
who gave him "companionship, intimacy, trust and honesty".
With a set formula of relying heavily on Lowry
and Leonard (previously on DeRozan) failing to hit its stride for an entire season, starting fresh and in a different direction is not farfetched.
was close friends with the Marshall family, who owned the Stone Gallery in St Mary's Place in Newcastle, which in the 1960s displayed his work.
is a native Tennessean from Manchester, a small town located halfway between Nashville and Chattanooga on Interstate 24.
Gallery owner Mike Baggs said: "We have been selling Lowry
prints for some time and were contacted earlier in the year by a long standing collector of Lowry
's work who was looking to sell some of his collection.