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McDowell still in the mix

McDowell still in the mix

Jun 8th, 2019

Graeme McDowell shot a second round 67 at the Canadian Open to sit on eight under, four off the halfway lead which is held by Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown. Gmac still work to do if he is to grab one of the three spots available for The Open but he is well placed come the weekend.

The Open needs McDowell

The Open needs McDowell

Jun 6th, 2019

The Open is coming back to Northern Ireland after a break of 68 years. When Max Faulkner, one of the most flamboyant golfers of his generation, won the Open Championship in 1951 at Royal Portrush it would be 18 years until a Brit, Tony Jacklin in 1969, was to do so again.

McDowell Hits Fan

McDowell Hits Fan

Nov 24th, 2015

No player ever likes to hit a spectator. But Graeme McDowell managed to do so on Sunday at the RSM Classic. The fan though was no ordinary fan. It as Kevin Kisner’s mum!

Pebble Beach Remembered

Pebble Beach Remembered

Jun 13th, 2019

When Graeme McDowell teed up at Pebble Beach in 2010 for the US Open golf championship, he had not previously won on the USPGA. However, he was a golfer in form having won the week before at the Celtic Manor Wales Open. 72 holes later and he stood on the final green sinking a short putt for the US Open title.

Gmac qualifies for The Open

Gmac qualifies for The Open

Jun 10th, 2019

It was a great day for Northern Ireland at the final day of Canadian Open from Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Rory McIlroy shot an incredible nine under 61 to take the title by 7 shots and Graeme McDowell finished in the top ten and qualified for The Open.

Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Jun 10th, 2019

Welcome to GP’s round up of all golfing related activity from the weekend.  It’s everything you need to know in a bite sized format, so strap yourself in and here we go!

Rory shares the lead

Rory shares the lead

Jun 9th, 2019

Rory McIlroy shot a six under 64 in the third round of the Canadian Open to move into a share of the lead with the US’s Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson. McIlroy’s countryman Graeme McDowell slipped back slightly but sits in joint ninth on eight under – Come on Gmac!

Gmac off to great start

Gmac off to great start

Jun 7th, 2019

Keegan Bradley leads, some other folk are in second, third etc., including Shane Lowry of Ireland, but all we care about is how Graeme McDowell is doing. Gmac must be at The Open in July and we are cheering him all the way. 

The 14 Club Challenge

The 14 Club Challenge

May 26th, 2018

Ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, newly named Ryder Cup Vice-Captains Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell took on the 14 Club Challenge. 

GMac gets US PGA invite

GMac gets US PGA invite

Jul 30th, 2017

Graeme McDowell has received an invitation to play in the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, despite being ranked 101st in the world, and therefore outside of automatic qualifying. 

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Bradly Dredge leads in Qatar

Jan 26th, 2017

Wale's Bradley Dredge has got off to a cracking start at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, and G-Mac is also out fast.

Son of G–Mac!

Son of G–Mac!

Sep 1st, 2016

G­–Mac’s wife Kristin has given birth to a son, Wills Edson McDowell. The little boy was born on Monday and weighed in at a healthy 9lbs 1 0z. Congratulations from all at GP Towers.

Place your bets at the Irish Open

Place your bets at the Irish Open

May 17th, 2016

It's the Irish Open this week, and the Spiv has worked out who you should be putting your hard earned cash on. Cracking value to be had.

The future now with virtual reality commerce

The future now with virtual reality commerce

Mar 18th, 2016

MasterCard is bringing the future of commerce to life with virtual and augmented reality commerce experiences and payment-enabled wearables at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) in Orlando, FL. 

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Meet the new Rory McIlroy

Jan 6th, 2016

12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.

It's Shootout Time!!

It's Shootout Time!!

Dec 11th, 2015

To be honest, the Spiv thought the season was over until January...then, before I knew it, GP's Editor was on the blower asking where the odds for the Shootout are?! "What shootout?" I said. I won't tell you what he said next... Anyway, here's the lowdown. On The Franklin Templeton Shootout...

Give us a Kis!!!

Give us a Kis!!!

Nov 23rd, 2015

It must have been a frustrating time for Kevin Kisner in the build up to the RSM Classic. The nearly man of the PGA Tour has come so close but no cigar. And then...

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Sergio skips Race To Dubai Finals

Nov 16th, 2015

Sergio Garcia has ducked out of the Race to Dubai finals. With no claims of illness, tiredness, or scheduling issue, it’s safe to assume he simply doesn’t fancy it. But who’s the lucky bugger who’s going to get his spot?

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Blast from the past as Leonard leads!

Nov 13th, 2015

It’s a blast from the past as Justin Leonard took the first round in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic. While he’s only 43, it feels like an age since we last saw former Open winner Leonard on the top of a leaderboard (it's been 2 years), but after a six under first round, that’s where he is sharing the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani, and Derek Fathauer.

GMAC Leads in Mexico

GMAC Leads in Mexico

Nov 13th, 2015

2010 US Open winner Graeme McDowell posted an excellent round of 63 to take a 12 under, one shot, lead on day two of the OHL Classic at Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 

Bunker hell at  El Camaleon Course

Bunker hell at El Camaleon Course

Nov 10th, 2015

Graeme McDowell posted an Instagram today from the OHL Classic, which takes place at the El Camaleon Course at Mayakoba Golf Resort in Mexico.

Race To Dubai heating Up

Race To Dubai heating Up

Oct 5th, 2015

Just three more events for players to qualify... This week at the British Masters at Woburn, The Portugal Open and the Hong Kong Open. The Top 60 only will get in.

The British Masters Is Back!!!

The British Masters Is Back!!!

Sep 26th, 2015

At last, a European Tour event in England!! And a really, really, good line up: The British Masters is hosted by Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and will see a star studded field take to the Woburn course on 8th October.

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Aug 7th, 2015

It was Danny Lee who was the first round leader with a sensational five under par 65. The New Zealander mixed seven birdies with two bogeys to top the leaderboard. After already winning the Greenbrier Classic last month the in form 25 year old looks like could go all the way and win his first World Golf Championship at Firstone Country Club.

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

Valderrama Meets... Graeme Storm

May 25th, 2017

GolfPunk's resident sock-puppet-rascal-love-child-of-Roland-Rat-&-Frank-Spencer takes on European Tour star Graeme Storm. And talk soon turns to surrender monkeys and the art of cake making...

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

McDowell Wins OHL Classic

Nov 16th, 2015

It was Ker-Ching day for Graeme McDowell as he won a one-hole play off to trouser $1,116,000 at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Graeme Storm beats Rory to win South African Open

Jan 16th, 2017

One minute you've got your head in your hands after losing your tour card by 100 euros. You're facing the living hell of Q-School. The next minute you've just beaten Rory McIlroy in a play off to win The 2017 South African Open.

RBC Heritage Latest

RBC Heritage Latest

Apr 19th, 2019

Following the storm delays of Friday, Shane Lowry completed his second round on Saturday morning, retaining his one shot lead over the field. His impressive run of bogey free golf continued with only one in his first 48 holes but he then dropped a shot at his next two holes. He did well at the 14th to only drop the one shot as his approach found the water and it required a fine long putt to rescue the situation.

Hole–in–one for Jaco Van Zyl

Hole–in–one for Jaco Van Zyl

Jan 13th, 2017

Jaco Van Zyl, who represented South Africa at the Olympics when all his peers couldnt make it, have a stroke of good fortune today. He had a beautiful hole–in-one on the 16th and picked up a brand new BMW i8 in the process. 

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Patrick Reed retains European Tour card

Nov 14th, 2016

Patrick Reed has retained his European Tour membership for 2017, even though he failed to compete in the required number of events on the Race to Dubai. So what's going on?

Porsche European Open Day 4

Porsche European Open Day 4

Sep 27th, 2015

Graeme Storm took Thongchai Jaidee to the wire at the Porsche European Open, missing out by one shot to the 45 year old Thai player. Both players shot a final round 67, but a bogey on the 17th, Storm’s only dropped shot over the weekend, proved decisive."

Porsche European Open Day 3

Porsche European Open Day 3

Sep 26th, 2015

Thongchai Jaidee stormed through the field with a seven under 64 to take the lead at the Porsche European Open. We hand’t mentioned the 45 year old Thai player once in our roundups before today, as he zoomed 14 places up and through a crowded leaderboard at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach.

Porsche European Open Day 2

Porsche European Open Day 2

Sep 25th, 2015

Graeme Storm took the lead with Ross Fosher and Charl Schwartzel at the Porsche European Open at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach. Schwartzel, The 2011 Masters Champ hasn’t won an event for two years, shot a flawless 66 on his way to the top of the leaderboard, while Fisher shot a round of the day 65 to join him. Stormy hit a 67 with an eagle on 10 to kickstart his round. 

Porsche European Open Day 1

Porsche European Open Day 1

Sep 24th, 2015

GP favourite Bernd Wiesberger took the lead at the Porsche European Open, shooting a flawless first round 64. The world number 30, and top ranked player in the field shares top spot with Benjamin Hebert at Bad Griesbach Golf Resort.