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Graeme Mcdowell Biography

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Graeme Mcdowell's facts

Date of Birth 1979-07-30
Nationality Irish
Profession Golfer
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Kristin Stape
Married on 2013
Education at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Net Worth(s) $18 million dollar
Divorce No
Height 5'11"
Place of Birth Portrush, Northern Ireland

A professional golfer, “Graeme McDowell” was born on 30 July, 1979 in Portrush, Northern Ireland. McDowell plays golf on the PGA Tour and European Tour. He is widely known as the winner of 2010 U.S. Open at the Pebble Beach. McDowell belongs to Irish nationality and follows mixed religion of romancatholic. He has started to play golf since he was eight years old. McDowell attended Queen’s University to study engineering. Then he joined University of Alabama at Birmingham. While studying at the University, he played golf through the spring of 2002. He won six college events as a senior player with the Blazers.

Talking about his professional career, he started to play golf professionally in the year 2002. He became the winner of Volvo Scandinavian Masters when he just started to participate on the European Tour. Soon after becoming the winner, he was given honorary life membership at Royal Portrush Golf Club. With the dream of playing golf in the PGA Tour, he began his sport journey. He reaches at the top-150 in 2006 PGA Tour money but he failed to list his name to play in the PGA Tour. He returned back to his European Tour. McDowell lifted his fifth European trophy when he won Celtic Manor Wales Open in June 2010. In the same year, he became the first Northern Irishman to win the U.S.  Open at Pebble Beach. It also listed his name as the second European to get victory over the U.S.Open since 1925. After winning U.S. Open, he joined PGA Tour. McDowell defeated Tiger Woods in a playoff to get victory over 2010 Chevron World Challenge. At the start of 2012, he became third at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on European Tour. He was runner up at Volvo World Match Play Championship. McDowell had a good season on PGA Tour in 2013. He was ranked at 8th in the world rankings with his first regular win at PGA Tour. After winning 2013 Volvo World Play Championship, he moved to 7th rank.

Moving towards his personal life biography, McDowell is a married man. He got married to his longtime girlfriend Kristin Stape in 2013. Their wedding ceremony was conducted with inviting several friends. McDowell has considered his wife as a motivation in his life who has supported in his every condition. The couple is sharing strong bond with each other. Currently, they are spending their happy life in Ireland or Florida as he has houses in Ireland and Florida. Till date, there is no news of divorce between the couple.

McDowell is known as one best golfers of the world. With his incredible talent of playing golf, he has successfully established his name in the sport industry. He is really praised for his outstanding delivery and perfect swing of ball when he plays golf. Besides being a top golfer, he is also known for his dynamic personality. He has an exemplified height of 5 feet 11 inches which has given him an adorable look. The handsome player wears the branded shirts of G-Mac Golf Shirts. He has gathered millions of fans through his sport enthusiasm and tremendous sport skill. His most fans are girls, who go crazy to see him play Live on the field.

McDowell is a popular name in the recent world. He gained such a huge fame through winning numerous European and PGA Tournaments. McDowell has total net worth of $18 million dollar which he has earned with playing golf in the various tournaments. This 34 years age sport genius has a lot more achieve in his career. More interesting information about him can be obtained from the Wiki and other internet sites. His detailed bio is also available on IMDb. He can also be followed on his [email protected]_McDowell for his latest news and updates.