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Graeme McDowell: A year to remember

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McDowell brings the U.S. Open trophy home to Portrush, where he says his pals will 'give me a good slap if i need one.'

“What time is it back in the UK right now? It’s 10 (minutes) to 4 in the morning? If anyone is partying right now, fair play to them. I think I might catch them all up with beer next week. Harbor Bar, Portrush, pint of Guinness. I think there will be a few of those in my future.”
- Graeme McDowell after winning the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, his first major victory.
McDowell brings the U.S. Open trophy home to Portrush, where he says his pals will 'give me a good slap if i need one.'
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Graeme McDowell during the final round of the Chevron World Challenge.
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Graeme McDowell tees off on the first hole at Port Royal Golf Course
Graeme McDowell celebrates after making a birdie putt on No. 16 during Monday singles.
Graeme McDowell celebrates his 3 and 1 win to secure victory for Team Europe on the 17th green in the singles matches during the 2010 Ryder Cup at the Celtic Manor. McDowell also won twice on the European Tour and claimed stateside wins at the U.S. Open and the Chevron World Challenge, where he took down Tiger Woods in the memorable final round.
Graeme McDowell hits to the 11th green during a practice round for the PGA Championship.