Graeme McDowell

McDowell: McIlroy showing 'Tiger-esque' abilities

A fellow Northern Irishman who has seen Rory McIlroy grow and is surprised by little that he can do, Graeme McDowell is thoroughly impressed by his Ryder Cup teammate's recent run of success.

Weather forces two hole locations to change at PGA

Due to overnight and morning storms, PGA of America officials had to relocate two pins – on Nos. 13 and 18 – on the fly, notifying players on the course of the changes.

Notes: Ring on Garcia's mind? McIlroy's mornings

Graeme McDowell reflects on one of Rory McIlroy's more famous abbreviated morning routines; Why Sergio Garcia has diamond rings on his mind; plus more in PGA Tour news and notes

McDowell glad he tightened schedule

Graeme McDowell left opportunities on the table and gave others a head start in points races (FedEx Cup, money, Ryder Cup), but his reduced schedule accomplished his mission.

5 Things: McIlroy, Garcia set for a Sunday duel

In what looks a lot like the recent Open Championship leaderboard, Sergio Garcia will be in the driver's seat and try to hold off Rory McIlroy on Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Furyk, McDowell make small Ryder Cup moves

Jim Furyk's runner-up finish Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open helped him secure an already solid standing in the U.S. team's Ryder Cup points, while Graeme McDowell inched closer to a European team nod.

McDowell: Time to transition from 'one-hit wonder'

Graeme McDowell struggled in the final round of the 2012 Open Championship to end his chances at a second major title. It's a memory that McDowell hopes to forget by adding his first Claret Jug this week at Royal Liverpool.

McDowell moves closer to European Ryder Cup spot

Graeme McDowell's victory at the French Open moved him closer to a Ryder Cup spot as the Northern Irishman moved to 10th in European Points and 12th in World Points – he was previously 22nd and 16th, respectively.

McDowell charges to French Open win

A final-round 67 lifted Graeme McDowell to his second straight French Open title Sunday at Le Golf National in Paris -- passing Kevin Stadler, who was trying to win wire-to-wire.

Stadler widens lead at French Open

Despite failing to break par Saturday, Kevin Stadler widened his French Open lead to four shots as wind gusts and rain showers inhibited the field at Le Golf National.

U.S. Open Tracker: Kaymer stretches lead

Martin Kaymer posted a 65 to start the U.S. Open with the lead – and a record for an Open round at Pinehurst No. 2 at that despite an afternoon tee time. He hits the course early Friday to try and expand that margin.

Notes: Rose's defense; Kuchar's memories; more

Justin Rose explains why he doesn't care for the term "defending" U.S. Open champion, while Matt Kuchar has a mixed bag of U.S. Open and Pinehurst memories, plus more.

In-depth look at 10 past champs in U.S. Open field

Here is a closer look at the 10 past U.S. Open winners that have secured tee times for next week, while also looking at two players that are still active, but not participating in the year's second major, including Tiger Woods.

LSU's Kaufman taps Alabama clout for Open

LSU's Smylie Kaufman is in the middle of a whirlwind week after qualifying for the U.S. Open, but he has a bit of good fortune on his side, tentatively setting up practice rounds with Graeme McDowell and David Toms due to some family bloodlines.

No Tiger? Here are 5 players to watch at Pinehurst

With Tiger Woods officially pulling out of the 2014 U.S. Open on Wednesday, the chatter now turns to who might be favored at Pinehurst No. 2. Here are 5 guys to watch as we prepare for the year's second major.

McDowell will miss BMW PGA to be with pregnant wife

Graeme McDowell will skip next week's BMW PGA Championship in England on European Tour to spend time at his U.S. home with his pregnant wife.

Fowler, McDowell commit to FedEx St. Jude

Rickie Fowler and Victor Dubuisson are set to play their first FedEx St. Jude Classic this year, the tournament announced Tuesday while also adding Graeme McDowell to the field.

5 Things: Battles at top, on cut line of Players

From stars at the top such as Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth to stars at the bottom such as Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy, here are 5 Things to know from Friday’s second round.

Notes: Players' playoff; golf's 'adult spring break'

Two players who have lost the Players Championship in playoffs have mixed feelings about its new format; a PGA Tour player says the tournament after the Masters feels like 'adult spring break;' plus more news and notes.

EurAsia Cup gives Europe chance at Ryder prep

Graeme McDowell says the EurAsia Cup needs to become part of Europe's preparation for the Ryder Cup, especially in finding pairings that work.

VIDEO: Hate To Be Rude with Graeme McDowell

Our Jeff Rude kicks of 2014 with his first Hate To Be Rude of the season, sitting down with Graeme McDowell at the PGA Show.