Graeme McDowell - Profile

Graeme McDowell: Looking for his second major.

Graeme McDowell: Looking for his second major.

The Northern Irishman has a strong record in the majors, highlighted by his 2010 US Open victory.

* 2010 US Open champion after one-shot win at famed Pebble Beach in California.

* Joint runner-up in 2012 US Open at Olympic Club in San Francisco.

* Played in three Ryder Cups (2008, 2010 and 2012). On winning side twice and clinched victory for Europe at Celtic Manor in 2010 by beating Hunter Mahan in penultimate singles.

* Peak world ranking of 4th in February, 2011.

* 10 European Tour wins. Won 2004 Volvo Scandinavian Masters on just fourth European Tour start. Most recent came at 2014 French Open. 2 PGA Tour wins.

* Three wins in 2013. RBC Heritage, Volvo World Match Play Championship, Alstom Open de France.

* Top 15 in four of his last six US PGA starts.

Player Details

  • Nationality: Northern Ireland
  • Date Of Birth: 30/07/1979
  • Birth Place: Portrush, Northern Ireland
  • Height: 5ft 11
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2015 RBC Heritage T26 66+69+70+72 277 -7
2015 Masters T52 71+74+76+73 294 6
2015 Valero Texas Open - - - -
2015 Arnold Palmer Invitational - 72+72 144 0
2015 WGC - Cadillac Championship T56 73+73+75+77 298 298
2015 Honda Classic - 74+71 145 1
Grand Slam History
  2015201420132012201120102009
US Masters T52--T12--T17
US Open -T28-T2T141T18
The Open Championship -T9T58T5-T23T34
US PGA Championship -T47T12T11-T89T10

Graeme McDowell News

Graeme McDowell: The star on day one in China

G-Mac two clear at HSBC

Graeme McDowell shot a five-under 67 to grab a two-shot lead after round one of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Graeme McDowell: Celebrates victory against Jordan Spieth during the Ryder Cup

McDowell: Mickelson was wrong

Graeme McDowell has hit out at Phil Mickelson claiming his spat with Tom Watson should not have been aired in public.

Rory McIlroy: Comfortable in his role as Europe's top player at Gleneagles

McIlroy 'just one of the team'

World No 1 Rory McIlroy says the US Ryder Cup team would be ill advised to focus on targeting him and Ian Poulter.

Features

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Masters rebound for Spieth?

Can Jordan Spieth follow up Masters success with another win this week? Past Green Jacket winners have often struggled.

Does Spieth match up to Woods?

Does Spieth match up to Woods?

Does record-breaking Augusta triumph warrant comparison with one of the sport's greats?