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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.
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.
Oct 5th, 2016
Graeme McDowell believes that Padraig Harrington could be a winning Ryder Cup captain. Here's why.
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!
Aug 9th, 2019
The European tour has been pretty creative with its content of late, who can forget the ‘Content Committee’ or Eddie Pepperell’s prank on Matt Wallace. By far our favourite though are the ongoing 14 Club Challenges.
Jul 16th, 2019
Darren Clarke will hit the opening tee shot at The 148th Open, while fellow local favourite Rory McIlroy is paired with US Open champion Gary Woodland for the opening two rounds at Royal Portrush, which we cannot wait to see!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Mar 11th, 2017
Ian Poulter shot a second round 67 to help his Valspar gravy and potentially increase his chances of keeping his UPSPA Tour Card...
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.
Dec 9th, 2016
G–Mac is launching his own Golf Fantasy Experience. Is this the ultimate golfer's Christmas present?
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.
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.
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.
Jan 6th, 2016
12- year old Tom McKibbin from Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland has just triumphed at the Junior Honda Classic in Florida.
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...
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...
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct 2nd, 2015
Here's a look at what the tour players have been up to this week, as seen on Instagram.
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.
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.
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...
Jan 17th, 2017
Thama Jeffrey Nkonyane will collect the biggest cheque of his 32–year long career after helping Graeme Storm to victory in the SA Open.
Nov 9th, 2016
Patrick Reed’s decision to withdraw from last week’s Turkish Airlines Open has had a massive impact on Graeme Storm’s life.
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.
Aug 19th, 2018
Having sympathy for a fellow tour pro when he's come up short is one thing. Dropping the 'f'-bomb live on TV is probably not quite the same...
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.
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.
Jan 14th, 2017
Rory has just finished his third round at the South African Open, and he's carded a useful 67 to go into second place behind Graeme Storm on moving day.
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.
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?
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."
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.
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.
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.