BBC Sport - The Masters: Shane Lowry says he can contend at Augusta despite slow start to 2016

Lowry 'feeling good' ahead of Masters

Shane Lowry believes he is equipped to challenge on his second outing at the Masters after his victory in the WGC Bridgestone event last August.

"I'm feeling good. I'm hitting the ball well although I missed the cut in Houston last week," said the Irishman, 29, who made his Masters debut last year.

The Offaly native has been at Augusta since Saturday and says he will be have played 54 holes at the venue this week before teeing up on Thursday alongside former Masters champion Angel Cabrera and JB Holmes.

BBC coverage (All times in BST):

Wednesday, 6 April: The Masters 2016 Preview, BBC Two, 23:15-23:45.

Thursday, 7 April: BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, 21:00-00:30.

Friday, 8 April: The Masters Highlights, BBC Two, 18:30-19:30; The Masters Live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, 22:00-01:00.

Saturday, 9 April: The Masters Highlights, BBC One, 13:00-14:00; The Masters Live, BBC Two, 19:30-00:00 and BBC Radio 5 live, 21:00-01:00.

Sunday, 10 April: The Masters Live, BBC Two, 18:30-00:00 and BBC Radio 5 live, 20:30-01:00.

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