GRAEME MCDOWELL

  • Shiv Kapur finishes tied 18th, McDowell wins as Stadler collapses July 7, 2014

    Versailles: With miserable weather making things difficult for late finishers, Graeme McDowell (67) played a brilliant round to defend his title successfully at the Alstom Open de France even as India's Shiv Kapur finished tied 18th. Overnight leader, Kevin Stadler collapsed to a 76 on a wet and windy final day...
  • Another stunning escape for McDowell at Match Play February 22, 2014

    Marana: Graeme McDowell figured his luck had run out on Friday at the Match Play Championship. After two remarkable rallies to even reach the third round, McDowell missed a pair of 8foot putts to fall 2 down with two holes to play against Hunter Mahan, who had lost only four times...
  • Graeme McDowell makes another escape in Match Play February 21, 2014

    Marana: Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered on Thursday. Jordan Spieth made it look like child's play. Graeme McDowell aged another 10 years with another stunning escape. And it proved too difficult for Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy, who lost...
  • Tiger Woods will be tough to beat, says Graeme McDowell July 19, 2013

    Scotland: Graeme McDowell is one of golf's hottest players at the moment but he was simply blown away by the performance of playing partner Tiger Woods in the opening two rounds of the British Open. According to McDowell, the world number one is striking the ball so well that he...
  • Graeme McDowell seeks cure for inconsistency at Muirfield July 16, 2013

    Gullane: If Graeme McDowell is hanging around Muirfield beyond on Friday, the rest of the British Open field had better watch out. The Northern Irishman has been consistently inconsistent since the Masters in April, missing five cuts and claiming three wins in his eight events. He's either back home from a...
  • Graeme McDowell shoots 4under 67 to win the title July 7, 2013

    SaintQuentinenYvelines, France: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland won the French Open on Sunday, shooting a 4under 67 in the final round to capture his ninth European Tour title by four strokes. McDowell had five birdies and a bogey to finish 9under 275. The Northern Irishman won the World MatchPlay Championship in...
  • Graeme McDowell, Richard Sterne share French Open lead July 6, 2013

    SAINTQUENTINENYVELINES: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland and Richard Sterne of South Africa share a onestroke lead after three rounds of the French Open. McDowell shot a 1under 70 while Sterne had a 71 on the tough Albatross course of Le Golf National, leaving both at 5under 208. Bernd Wiesberger of Austria...
  • Graeme McDowell ready to put Merion behind him June 15, 2013

    Ardmore: Phil Mickelson knew it was going to be close, so he made sure his group could finish the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday. The rule when a round is halted because of darkness is that players have the option to complete a hole. Mickelson, Steve Stricker and...
  • Italian Molinari grabs lead as Donald and McIlroy falter May 25, 2013

    Virginia Water: Francesco Molinari flourished while five of his European Ryder Cup team mates fell flat on their faces as the Italian grabbed the lead after the PGA Championship second round on Friday. Luke Donald, the 2011 and 2012 winner, Rory McIlroy, Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell and Paul Lawrie all...
  • McDowell beats Colsaerts for World Match Play semis May 19, 2013

    Kavarna, Bulgaria: Britain's Graeme McDowell and South African Branden Grace set up a mouthwatering showdown in the semifinals of the World Match Play Championship by winning on Saturday. World number eight McDowell, the highestranked player in the field, avenged his defeat in last year's final by easing past holder Nicolas Colsaerts...
  • Graeme McDowell wins in playoff at gusty Harbour Town April 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Graeme McDowell held his nerve in fierce winds to clinch his second PGA Tour title with a playoff victory over U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina on Sunday. Northern Irishman McDowell sealed the win with a regulation twoputt par...
  • Clubs switch is distracting McIlroy, says Graeme McDowell March 2, 2013

    Florida: Rory McIlroy should not let the pressure of his switch to Nike clubs distract him and focus instead on resolving his swing troubles, fellow-Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell said after the world number one withdrew from the Honda Classic. McIlroy, who quit after eight holes of the second round on Friday,...
  • Flawless McDowell stays in control at Sherwood December 2, 2012

    California: Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell, who relishes playing golf in California, edged closer to his first win in two years by ending the third round of the World Challenge with a twoshot lead. The Northern Irishman, who despite several close calls has endured a barren title run worldwide...
  • McDowell geared up for Open Championship June 19, 2012

    Orlando, Florida: Though disappointed at his dramatic finish at The Olympic Club on Sunday, former US Open champion Graeme McDowell is targeting next month's Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St Annes. The Northern Irishman was in with a chance to beat eventual US Open winner Webb Simpson but ended...