I did not feel that good for the first five or six holes but scrambled and hung in there and things got better from then onRookie leads Scandinavian Masters Aug 01, 2002
I didn't play that well on the front nine, it was rather scrappy, but the back nine was good. I gave myself birdie chances and positioned the ball wellMcDowell moves to Valderrama Masters lead Oct 29, 2010
Graeme McDowell MBE (born 30 July 1979) is a Northern Irish professional golfer.
McDowell has won seven events on the European Tour, including the 2010 U.S. Open which was also his first win on the PGA Tour. He has also represented Ireland at the World Cup and been a member of the European Ryder Cup team.
Before turning professional, McDowell had a successful amateur career both in Ireland and in the United States, where he won many tournaments and was recognised as the most outstanding collegiate golfer in 2002. He also represented Ireland internationally and was a member of the triumphant Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team in 2001.