Originally written on Tap In Golf  |  Last updated 10/20/14

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - FEBRUARY 04: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland plays his second shot on the 16th hole during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 4, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
  Tap In Golf favorite Graeme McDowell won the RBC Heritage this past weekend, taking down Webb Simpson in a playoff. If you are asking yourself, why do we love Graeme, take a look at this. That’s right, he was ordering drinks while he was preparing to win a golf tournament. Want another reason? We actually share a swing coach. Kinda. Back in the day, John O’Leary helped Graeme to perfect his swing. Now he is the teaching pro at my home golf course. Is he putting me on the same career trajectory? Absolutely not. It is becoming painfully obvious that I do not possess the skill set to be a PGA Tour pro. But this isn’t about me. It’s about the guy that added a plaid jacket to his wardrobe. Graeme plays the game like I would like to. He has a good time. He keeps his cool. He looks like a fun guy to have post round beers with. Oh, and have I mentioned, he’s pretty good? That’s the kind of guy us average golfers like to have in their weekend foursome. Not to get all philo...
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