Graeme McDowell

McDowell Graeme-HS
Hometown
Orlando, Florida
Country
NIR
Height
5FT 10IN
Weight
160LBS

Player Bio

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Winner of 16 tournaments worldwide, including the 2010 U.S. Open.

  • His victory in the U.S. Open ended a 40-year drought for Europeans in that event.

  • Has won tournaments in more than 10 different countries.

  • Has spent more than 20 weeks of his career as a top-5 player and nearly 400 weeks inside the world top 50.

  • Was ranked a career-best 4th in the world in 2011.

  • Won his first professional event in just his fourth starter after turning pro.

  • Provided the clinching point for Europe at the 2010 Ryder Cup.

  • As a college senior at the University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2002, he won six of 12 events and received the Haskins Award for outstanding college golfer.

LIV GOLF HISTORY

2022 INVITATIONALS

EVENT

SCORES

FINISH

TEAM

LONDON

74-71-66 (+1)

12th

8th

PORTLAND

79-71-73 (+7)

35th

7th

BEDMINSTER

73-74-73 (+7)

37th

9th

BOSTON

68-70-72 (E)

39th

11th

CHICAGO

71-75-74 (+4)

41st

9th

INDIVIDUAL POINTS

RANKING

STARTS

POINTS

33rd

5

10

TEAM HISTORY

2022 – Niblicks GC captain (London, Portland). Cleeks GC.

MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

WINS (1)

2010 U.S. Open – Became the first European to win the U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970 ... Was only player to not finish over par at Pebble Beach, shooting a final-round 74 to win at even par 284, one stroke ahead of Gregory Havret ... Held the 36-hole lead before falling three strokes behind Dustin Johnson after 54 holes ... Said McDowell: "I think I've died and gone to heaven for sure. This can't be really real. I don't think this will ever sink in."

STARTS AND FINISHES

Masters
Starts: 10
Best finish: 17th (2009)
Top 10s: 0
Cuts made: 3

PGA Championship
Starts: 15
Best finish: 10th (2009)
Top 10s: 1
Cuts made: 7

U.S. Open
Starts: 15
Best finish: Win (2010)
Top 10s: 2
Cuts made: 10

Open Championship
Starts: 14
Best finish: 5th (2012)
Top 10s: 2
Cuts made: 11

RYDER CUP HISTORY (Team Europe)

Appearances (4): 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

Record (wins, losses, halves): 8-5-2

Total matches: 15

Singles (W-L-H): 3-1-0

Foursomes (W-L-H): 4-2-1 

Four-balls (W-L-H): 1-2-1 

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