Graeme McDowell

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.

5 Things: Bradley cuts into Scott's lead; more

Saturday’s third round at Bay Hill started as the potential coronation of Australian Adam Scott, but ended with Keegan Bradley pulling to three shots back. Here are 5 Things to know from the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Round 2

Here are the tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla.

Monday musings: Golfers' day via Twitter

Monday's musings from the world of golf were varied -- and creative -- from wins to St. Patrick's Day to the NCAA Tournament. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game.

McDowells expecting baby girl in August

It’s a girl! Graeme McDowell revealed on Friday that he and his wife Kristin are expecting their first child together in August.

Notes: Young talent thrives at Match Play

Headlined by the stellar play of Victor Dubuisson, the WGC-Accenture Match Play provided a stage for young talent to thrive in the Arizona desert.

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.