McDowell nabs first win since 2010

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 30, 2012

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 26: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland on the practice ground prior to The Comercial Bank Qatar Masters at The Doha Golf Club on January 26, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Graeme McDowell closed with a 4-under-par 68 to win the World Challenge by three shots on Sunday, his first title in two years. The Northern Irishman held off Keegan Bradley with a couple of key short-game shots on the back nine and finished with one last birdie he didn't need. It was the 10th time in 12 rounds that he has shot in the 60s at Sherwood Country Club, and he now has two wins and a runner-up finish in his three appearances at this tournament. Bradley, two shots behind with five holes to play, never got any closer. He wound up with a 69. Woods, the tournament host and defending champion, didn't make birdie until the 13th hole and closed with a 71 to tie for fourth.
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