SAN ANTONIO (AP) Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from the Texas Open after nine holes with a left ankle injury.
The 2010 U.S. Open winner from Northern Ireland told PGA Tour officials that his ankle had been giving him trouble for the past few weeks.
McDowell was at 5-over 41 for nine holes at TPC San Antonio as the entire field struggled with windy conditions. Gusts have come in...
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5 days ago
Team USA is entering the Ryder Cup on Friday as a heavy underdog against Team Europe. There is plenty of star power on both sides, but most feel the Europeans have a better shot to win with a squad that is anchored by four of the world’s top six players. Some have also speculated that […]
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Graeme McDowell is a major champion. He’s won 11 times on the European and PGA Tours and is, hands-down, one of the best players in the world today. But none of that means...
Graeme McDowell is the defending champ for this week’s PGA Tour stop, the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, S.C. As is tradition, he got things started with a tee shot into Calibogue Sound using a hickory-shafted club.Oh, and a cannon blasted from about five feet away as that golf ball began its flight into the water:“I thought I hit it pretty well, considering...
MARANA, Ariz. -- Graeme McDowell figured his luck had run out Friday at the Match Play Championship.
After two remarkable rallies to even reach the third round, McDowell missed a pair of 8-foot putts to fall 2 down with two holes to play against Hunter Mahan, who had lost only four times in 18 matches at the Golf Club of Dove Mountain.
"My head went down as I walked off the 16th...
Not even Graeme McDowell can believe he's still alive in the Match Play Championship.
Right when it looked as though he used up all his magic, McDowell pulled off another improbable escape Friday to advance to the quarterfinals at Dove Mountain. This time, all he had to do was win the last two holes to force overtime, make a 20-foot par putt to extend the match, and then win it...
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February 21, 2014
MARANA, Ariz. -- Graeme McDowell pulled off the biggest surprise Wednesday in an opening round of comebacks in the Match Play Championship.
McDowell was 4 down through seven holes and still three holes behind with three to play when he staged an improbable rally against Florida neighbor Gary Woodland. McDowell seized on Woodland's mistakes to win the next three holes, and then put...
Ray Romano really loves golf. As such, he really loves the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am because when else do amateurs – even if they’re celebrities – get to play right along with the professionals during a real event?That’s why Romano feels like every day is Christmas morning when he’s at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and why we can’t sleep leading up the event. But...
Graeme McDowell twisted his back and swung a club to loosen his joints in the morning chill of February at Pebble Beach, a course that looked nothing like he remembered it.
''I was a little more warmed up the last time I played here,'' he said.
The first fairway, once lined with thousands of fans, was empty on this day. The putting surfaces were emerald green. McDowell recalls...
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February 05, 2014
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Former major winner Graeme McDowell has signed a multi-year sponsorship extension with ECCO Golf, the company said today in a press release.Related Video: Scrape Your Icy Windshield with… ECCO Golf Shoes?The Danish golf shoe company has become a leader in the golf footwear market, offering players some of the most comfortable and stylish shoes in the game. McDowell, 34, will be...