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Lawrie marks 500th European Tour event with crushing victoriesupdated: Sat May 19 2012 19:06:00

Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie marked his 500th European Tour start by powering into the semifinals of the World Match Play in Spain Saturday.

Woods holds narrow lead heading into Bay Hill final roundupdated: Sun Mar 25 2012 05:22:00

Tiger Woods will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill bidding for his first PGA Tour victory since September 2009.

New No.1 McIlroy turns his attention to Augusta after Honda Classic triumphupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 04:35:00

Fresh from becoming world no.1 for the first time, Rory McIlroy is predicting "exciting times" for golf as the world's top players hit peak form ahead of the Masters at Augusta.

McIlroy and McDowell lead for Ireland at World Cupupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 12:07:00

Ireland will seek to win the World Cup of Golf for the first time since 1997 on Sunday after Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell earned a two-shot lead in China.

Ireland's McIlroy and McDowell share halfway lead at World Cup in Chinaupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 17:50:00

Irish pair Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell shared the lead at the halfway stage of golf's World Cup in China after a second round four-under-par 68 Friday.

Australian duo upstage Irish stars at World Cup of Golfupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 13:51:00

Australia upstaged Ireland's star pairing of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell to lead by two strokes after the opening day of the 56th World Cup of Golf in China on Thursday.

Hoey heads Northern Irish charge at celeb-studded links eventupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 16:13:00

Northern Ireland's incredible golfing year continued on Saturday as Michael Hoey remained ahead of his more heralded compatriots at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

Singh outshines Irish stars at Killarneyupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 17:01:00

With four home-based major champions in the Irish Open field, Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh stole the show in Thursday's opening round with a dazzling round of 63.

McDowell shares lead at storm-hit Scottish Openupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 17:46:00

Graeme McDowell claimed a share of the clubhouse lead before storms cut short Friday's second round of the Scottish Open.

Succeeding at Royal St Georgesupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 17:46:00

Former British Open winners Sandy Lyle and Ben Curtis talk to Living Golf about playing the famous Royal St Georges golf course.

Dominant McIIroy edges closer to U.S. Open gloryupdated: Sun Jun 19 2011 03:32:00

Rory McIlroy tightened his grip on the U.S. Open at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland Saturday, after another commanding display in the third round earned him an eight-stroke lead.

Graeme McDowell on defending U.S. Openupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 07:13:00

U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell talks about life-changing majors, life in the U.S. and home improvements.

Champion McDowell implodes in Walesupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 15:51:00

What a difference a day makes. On Friday, Graeme McDowell was well placed to successfully defend his Wales Open title as he builds up to his bid to retain his first major golf crown in the United States.

Montgomerie misses cut at Celtic Manorupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 15:37:00

Colin Montgomerie completed a less than triumphant return to the scene of his 2010 Ryder Cup success on Friday, as the European golf legend missed the cut at Celtic Manor's Wales Open.

McDowell ready for U.S. Open defenseupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 14:44:00

When Graeme McDowell was leading at the halfway stage of last year's U.S. Open, the Northern Irishman was struck dumb by the prospect that he might join the list of legendary golfers to triumph at Pebble Beach.

McIlory to take on McDowell in Match Playupdated: Fri May 20 2011 16:40:00

Ryder Cup teammates and compatriots Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy will face each other in the last 16 of the Volvo World Match Play Championship at the Finca Cortesin club in Spain.

Choi clinches historic Players victory after dramatic Sawgrass playoffupdated: Mon May 16 2011 11:10:00

K.J. Choi clinched a historic victory at the Players Championship at Sawgrass on Sunday after beating American David Toms in a dramatic playoff on the notorious 17th hole.

McDowell leads Players despite late lapseupdated: Sun May 15 2011 12:05:00

Graeme McDowell took a one-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the $9.5 million Players Championship despite a late mistake at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida.

Why do athletes choke?updated: Wed Apr 13 2011 13:46:00

Journalist and author Matthew Syed describes how pressure can lead sportsmen and women to fall apart.

Woods paired alongside McDowell and Allenby in Mastersupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 07:08:00

Tiger Woods has been paired alongside reigning U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell and Australian Robert Allenby in the first two rounds of the Masters at Augusta this week.

McDowell toils as Mickelson rediscovers form at Bay Hillupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 16:05:00

World number four and reigning U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell posted an eight-over-par round of 80 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida.

Kaymer closes on golf's top spot as McDowell exits in Arizonaupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 18:36:00

Martin Kaymer is on course to claim golf's No. 1 ranking after reaching the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture World Match Play in Arizona on Friday.

Byrd triumphs at Hawaii season-openerupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 05:48:00

Jonathan Byrd started the new PGA Tour season as he finished the last, with a playoff victory at the 2011 Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Ryder Cup rivals McDowell and Mahan to reunite at 2011 PGA Tour openerupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 10:04:00

Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan have been paired together at the PGA Tour's season-opening tournament -- their first meeting since facing each other in the decisive final singles match at the Ryder Cup in October.

SI.com: Joe Posnanski: The 10 most fascinating people in sports for 2011updated: Wed Dec 29 2010 13:39:00

In many ways, 2010 felt like a setup year. There were a lot of questions. We didn't get too many answers. Is Tiger Woods done as the dominant force in golf? Don't know. Is Derek Jeter declining rapidly? We'll find out. Will LeBron James' Decision (powered by ESPN) lead to a shift of power in the NBA? Let you know next year.

McDowell and Kaymer share top awardupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 12:14:00

European Ryder Cup teammates Graeme McDowell and Martin Kaymer have jointly won the 2010 European Tour Golfer of the Year award -- the first time the honor has been shared in its 26-year history.

Woods upbeat despite season-ending playoff defeatupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 08:01:00

Tiger Woods has finished the golf season without a title for the first time in his career, but the world No. 2 was in buoyant mood despite losing in a playoff in the charity tournament he hosts.

Revived Woods homes in on first win in 2010updated: Sun Dec 05 2010 03:33:00

Tiger Woods is set to claim his first win of the year after a third round 68 at the Chevron World Challenge in California saw him maintain his four-shot lead over U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell.

Woods stretches lead as he seeks first win of 2010updated: Sat Dec 04 2010 09:39:00

Tiger Woods is saving his best in a disappointing year for last as he leads the Chevron World Challenge by four strokes at halfway in California..

Woods leading Chevron World Challengeupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 09:46:00

Tiger Woods leads the Chevron World Challenge in California after carding an impressive opening round of 65, as the world number two targets a return to the top of the rankings and his first tournament victory of 2010.

Poulter eyes back-to-back wins in Dubaiupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 18:49:00

Ian Poulter will take a two-stroke lead going into the final round of the Dubai World Championship after posting a three-under par 69 on the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai.

Tiger not out of the woods yet with fansupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 11:41:00

Tiger Woods goes on a PR campaign to win back fan support. CNN's Richard Roth reports.

Westwood one shot off the lead in Dubaiupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 11:41:00

Lee Westwood showed he will not give up his world No. 1 ranking without a fight as he claimed third place at the halfway stage of the Dubai World Championship on Friday.

Kaymer wins McDowell battle as Karlsson leads in Dubaiupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 11:30:00

Graeme McDowell admitted he had been "left in the dust" by European Tour money leader Martin Kaymer in the first round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship on Thursday.

Who will be Europe's No.1 golfer this year?updated: Wed Nov 24 2010 09:40:00

A vintage year for European golf is set to reach a thrilling finale this weekend with both the Race to Dubai honors and the World No.1 ranking up for grabs.

Poulter faces final-round showdown with McDowell in Hong Kongupdated: Sat Nov 20 2010 11:04:00

Ian Poulter will take a two-shot lead over Ryder Cup teammate Graeme McDowell into Sunday's final round of the Hong Kong Open.

McDowell in the hunt in Hong Kongupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 15:58:00

U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell made a solid start to the penultimate event of the European Tour season on Thursday as he bids to cut the gap on money-list leader Martin Kaymer.

SI.com: Alan Shipnuck: Graeme McDowell won the U.S. Open in 2010 and achieved something transcendantupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 08:09:00

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 29. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.

Tiger's winless streak set to continue; McDowell in Singapore huntupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 11:26:00

Tiger Woods will need to be at his miraculous best to successfully defend his Australian Masters title after a disappointing third round par-71 in Melbourne.

Westwood drives Tiger from rankings top spotupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 05:25:00

Lee Westwood has taken over from Tiger Woods as golf's new world number one, after Martin Kaymer failed to finish in the top two in the Andalucia Masters at Valderrama on Sunday.

Kaymer has mountain to climb despite McDowell's late lapseupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 13:17:00

Martin Kaymer needs to overturn a nine-shot deficit in Sunday's final round of the Andalucia Masters if he is to stop Lee Westwood from becoming golf's new No. 1 player.

Kaymer's bid to take Tiger's top spot fades at Andalucia Mastersupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 15:05:00

Martin Kaymer's dream of being crowned the best player in the world all but evaporated after another disappointing round at the Andalucia Masters.

European duo poised to topple Tigerupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 15:50:00

Tiger Woods' unprecedented run as the world's No. 1 golfer will end on Sunday, with Europeans Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer in line to take over top spot.

Els cashes in at PGA Grand Slam of Golfupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 11:23:00

Ernie Els took full advantage of his unexpected invitation to the PGA Grand of Golf by claiming a one-shot victory in Bermuda.

McDowell hails team effortupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 16:12:00

European Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell talks about his team?s performance throughout the competition.

McDowell to join PGA Tour; Westwood stays loyal to Europeupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 16:12:00

Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell has revealed he will join the U.S. PGA Tour next year, but Europe teammate Lee Westwood insists he will not be switching allegiance.

'Very proud' Monty ready to return to the playing ranksupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

Colin Montgomerie is "very proud" to have led Europe to Ryder Cup victory, but is already looking forward to his attempt to qualify for the team as a player for the 2012 match against the United States in Chicago.

Europe recaptures Ryder Cupupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

Europe wins back the Ryder Cup. Don Riddell speaks with Captain Colin Montgomerie.

How the 2010 Ryder Cup was wonupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 17:21:00

The 2010 Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United States was one of the most exciting in the 83-year history of the team golf competition, the outcome decided by the very last match between Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan.

McDowell clinches Ryder Cup for Europeupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 17:20:00

Graeme McDowell held his nerve to win the final singles match of the Ryder Cup and regain the trophy for Europe after a thrilling climax against the United States.

Colin Montgomerie and the Ryder Cupupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 17:20:00

CNN's Don Riddell profiles Colin Montgomerie, the 2010 European Ryder Cup team captain.

McDowell in hunt for Austrian Open titleupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 18:23:00

Englishmen David Lynn and Danny Willett are tied for the lead at 13-under par with one round to play of the Austrian Open at the Diamond Country Club, Atzenbrugg.

Parry holds halfway Austrian Open leadupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 14:10:00

Englishman John Parry holds a one-stroke halfway lead at the Austrian Open in Atzenbrugg.

McDowell back to his rootsupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 10:33:00

U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell returned to a heroes welcome in his native Northern Ireland.

I did it for my Dad says U.S. Open hero McDowellupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 10:33:00

U.S. Open hero Graeme McDowell says the support of his family was the vital ingredient in his remarkable U.S. Open triumph at Pebble Beach.

Graeme McDowell makes historyupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 13:27:00

Graeme McDowell talks about making history at the U.S. Open and speaks with CNN's Patrick Snell.

U.S. Open champion McDowell proud to spearhead European challengeupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 13:27:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell says his surprise victory at the U.S. Open just underlines the growing challenge of European golfers in the sport's major events.

McDowell takes U.S. Open titleupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 10:45:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell edged out Gregory Havret of France by a stroke on Sunday to become the first European to claim the U.S. Open golf title in 40 years.

McDowell forges ahead at U.S. Openupdated: Sat Jun 19 2010 07:28:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell scored a 3 under par 68 in the second round to lead at the halfway point in the 110th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach in California.

McDowell secures Wales Open title to boost Ryder Cup hopesupdated: Sun Jun 06 2010 15:07:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell shot a final round 63 to seal victory at the Wales Open and boost his bid to make Europe's Ryder Cup team.

European resurgence in world rankingsupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 13:28:00

Take a look at the current world golf rankings and you will see a notable shift in power away from the United States and Asia, towards Europe.

Furyk ends drought with Chevron victoryupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 08:43:00

Jim Furyk ended his season with a first victory in 28 months as he held off a strong European effort to win the Chevron World Challenge in California.

Molinari brothers win World Cupupdated: Sun Nov 29 2009 15:54:00

Francesco and Edoardo Molinari became the first brothers to win golf's World Cup as they lifted Italy to a single stroke victory over long-time leaders Ireland and Sweden at Mission Hills on Sunday.

Three-way showdown for World Cup titleupdated: Sat Nov 28 2009 10:45:00

Defending champions Sweden and Italy have trimmed Ireland's lead to just one shot going into Sunday's final round of golf's World Cup teams event in China.

McIlroy and McDowell maintain leadupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 11:25:00

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell underlined their potential as a possible Ryder Cup pairing with a hard-fought four-under-par 68 in Friday's foursomes at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup -- to maintain Ireland's three-stroke lead.

McIlroy helps Ireland to World Cup leadupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 07:44:00

Rory McIlroy bounced back from his disappointing end to the European Tour season by helping Ireland surge to a three-shot lead at the World Cup teams event in China on Thursday.

Poulter claims one-stroke Singapore winupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 08:58:00

Ian Poulter won his first European Tour event in three years on Sunday when he rode his luck to clinch the Barclays Singapore Open by a shot from China's Liang Wenchong.

Britain and Ireland secure Vivendi successupdated: Sun Sep 27 2009 11:06:00

Underdogs Great Britain and Ireland completed a third straight 16.5-11.5 victory over Continental Europe on the fourth and final day of the biennial Vivendi Trophy, outside Paris, on Sunday.

Wire-to-wire win earns Gay U.S.Open ticketupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 15:20:00

American Brian Gay sealed his ticket to this week's U.S. Open with a wire-to-wire win in the St Jude Classic at TPC Southwind, Memphis.

Faldo pairs compatriots in Ryder practiceupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 12:59:00

European captain Nick Faldo teamed his players in pairings with a national flavor on the second practice day at the Ryder Cup in Valhalla, Kentucky.

Three share lead after Open first roundupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 16:55:00

Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell, American Rocco Mediate and Robert Allenby of Australia all took full advantage of beneficial weather conditions to share the first round lead in the British Open.

McDowell secures Scottish Open gloryupdated: Sun Jul 13 2008 13:32:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell took charge on the back nine to claim the Scottish Open title at Loch Lomond by two strokes from James Kingston of South Africa.

Fisher tightens grip in European Openupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 14:25:00

Ross Fisher conjured up the only birdie of the day at the testing 471-yard 18th hole and moved into a three-stroke lead after the third round of the European Open, at The London Club, in Kent.

Fisher breaks course record to lead wayupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 15:45:00

Englishman Ross Fisher produced the lowest round of his Tour career after shooting a course record nine-under-par 63 to lead the European Open by two strokes after the opening round at the London Club on Thursday.

Singh pars his way to Austrian victoryupdated: Sun Jun 08 2008 13:01:00

Jeev Milka Singh closed with 18 straight pars to win the rain-shortened Austria Open by one stroke on Sunday.

Brier aiming for China Open doubleupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 09:46:00

Austria's Markus Brier is aiming to become the first golfer to make a successful title defense in the 14-year history of the China Open title but faces a strong challenge from pre-tournament favorite Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland.

McDowell triumphs after Korean play-offupdated: Sun Mar 16 2008 10:29:00

Graeme McDowell was relieved to end his four-year title drought by winning a final-round showdown with Jeev Milkha Singh at the inaugural Ballantine's Championship on Sunday at the third hole of a play-off.

Singh catches McDowell to set up showdownupdated: Sat Mar 15 2008 07:02:00

Graeme McDowell suffered a spectacular blowout at the end of his third round at the Ballantine's Championship on Saturday, and will go into the final 18 holes tied for the lead with Jeev Milkha Singh.

McDowell shoots 64 to lead in Koreaupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 09:14:00

Graeme McDowell shot an imposing eight-under-par 64 to go two strokes clear on the incomplete second day of the Ballantine's Championship in Jeju, South Korea on Friday.

SI.com: Tavistock Cup: Lake Nona sweeps Day 1updated: Mon Mar 26 2007 20:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla.(AP) Henrik Stenson and Chris DiMarco routed Tiger Woods and John Cook 57-65 in best-ball play Monday to help Lake Nona Golf and Country Club take a 10-0 lead over Isleworth after the first day of the Tavistock Cup.

McDowell returns 66 for Open leadupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 04:15:00

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell produced a flawless six-birdie round of 66 to take the lead on the first day of the British Open at Hoylake on Thursday, but world number one Tiger Woods is just a shot behind.

Europe hold off Asian fightback updated: Sun Jan 08 2006 12:44:00

Irishmen Graeme McDowell and Paul McGinley, and Sweden's Henrik Stenson proved Europe's singles heroes as they held off a determined comeback from Asia to win the inaugural Royal Trophy 9-7 in Bangkok.

Daly mistake hands title to Woodsupdated: Mon Oct 10 2005 09:19:00

John Daly missed a three-foot putt on the second playoff hole to gift Tiger Woods his fourth WGC-American Express Championship crown.

Montgomerie misses out on Mastersupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 11:14:00

Colin Montgomerie's hopes of playing in next week's Masters have been dashed after the Scot failed to win one of five special last-minute invites.

Broadhurst has lead after 36 holesupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 13:35:00

Ryder Cup old boy Paul Broadhurst holds a one-stroke lead at the halfway stage at the Club de Campo.

Gallacher wins title in extra timeupdated: Sun Oct 10 2004 12:47:00

Scotland's Stephen Gallacher stunned a host of favorites to claim the Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday after winning an extra playoff hole against Graeme McDowell.

McDowell equals Old Course recordupdated: Thu Oct 07 2004 13:37:00

Briton Graeme McDowell followed the 'Tiger' trail to equal the St Andrews Old Course record of 62 on Thursday for a three-stroke lead in the Dunhill Links Championship first round.

Monty out as Price, McDowell leadupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 14:07:00

Ryder Cup hero Colin Montgomerie came down to earth with a bump when he missed the cut at The Heritage on Friday.

Three share lead in Heritage eventupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 15:07:00

Briton Graeme McDowell, Australian Nick O'Hern and Spain's Jose Manuel Lara share the Heritage first round lead as four members of Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team returned to action.

Green holds three-stroke advantageupdated: Fri Aug 06 2004 13:57:00

Australian Richard Green is on course to capture his second European Tour title at the Dutch Open, seven years after his only success.

Tunnicliff wraps up Gleneagles winupdated: Sun Jun 13 2004 12:42:00

England's Miles Tunnicliff fired a final round 68 to win the Diageo Championship at Gleneagles on Sunday, his second victory on the European Tour.

Tunnicliff miles ahead in Scotlandupdated: Fri Jun 11 2004 15:34:00

Britain's Miles Tunnicliff defied strong winds on Friday to establish a runaway five-stroke lead after a four-under second round 68 at the Diageo Championship.

McDowell's Italian playoff triumphupdated: Mon May 03 2004 06:42:00

Former American collegiate champion Graeme McDowell beat Frenchman Thomas Levet in a sudden-death playoff for the Italian Open title on Monday.

McDowell and Havret lead in Italyupdated: Sun May 02 2004 15:37:00

Britain's Graeme McDowell and Frenchman Gregory Havret will take a one-stroke lead into the final stages of the weather-affected Italian Open when it is completed on Monday.

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