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A new daddy, McDowell heads back to course

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Graeme McDowell is basking in his latest title: Daddy. A father for all of eight days, McDowell returned to the golf course this week to refocus on his day job, which includes a shot at $10 million. To win that, he'll have to buck his consistent trend of faltering when the FedEx Cup playoffs roll around. He'll have to keep himself from thinking...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Graeme McDowell to leave longtime management company

  Graeme McDowell wasn't kidding when he said he had a lot on his mind at The Barclays. The former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup star announced Sunday evening that he was leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year and will start managing his own business affairs. McDowell said Ireland-based Horizon "surpassed my highest expectations" in his seven years...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: McDowell’s Newest Struggle & PGA’s Shot in the Dark

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.  Graeme McDowell Proves Being a First-Time Dad is Hard 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...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Another stunning escape for McDowell at Match Play

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Graeme McDowell’s fiancée, Kristin Stape, is a hot caddie

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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Graeme McDowell Calls Fan a Wanker After He Yells Mashed Potatoes (Video)

Yelling "mashed potatoes!" after a golfer hits a shot is basically a known tradition at this point.  Graeme McDowell didn't get the memo I guess.  Graeme won the World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, and gave us a great laugh on the 16th hole when a fan yelled mashed potatoes at him.  Graeme didn't like it and looked at...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

'Fred Flintstone' in the gallery at U.S. Open

First it was mashed potatoes on Tiger Woods -- now clever PGA fans are dropping Yabadabadoo! on Graeme McDowell. Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet buttons?** Follow us on Twitter.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

McDowell stunned by 'freak' incident

Graeme McDowell was left to bemoan the sometimes obscure rules of golf after he was docked two shots on the last hole in a ''freak'' scenario at the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday. The former U.S. Open champion was on course to break par in his opening round at Wentworth when he approached the ball after hitting his drive into the bushes to the right of the fairway...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

McDowell reflects on fame, Tiger, Rory

Whose Masters capitulation was a bigger shock, Tiger's or Rory's? "Tiger," says Graeme McDowell. "Rory got himself there or thereabouts on Friday afternoon, then he hit a brick wall on Saturday and didn't play good. I played with him on Sunday and he was pretty much ready to go home, to be honest. "But Tiger just never really seemed to get going...
Via Fox Sports
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: McDowell's lucky bunker shot

I'm not sure if Graeme McDowell has ever played a game of H-O-R-S-E in his life, but if he hasn't, someone needs to tell him to pull this trick shot out of the bag when the game is on the line. To set the stage for this absurd shot, McDowell, playing in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, thins his approach shot from the bunker on the 18th hole and looks destined to hit the...
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January 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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