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Topic - Graeme Mcdowell
Graeme McDowell, Kevin Na and Brendon de Jonge took advantage of favorable conditions to shoot 2-under 68, and Martin Kaymer cruised around Pinehurst No. 2 in the afternoon looking to snatch the lead for himself Thursday.
Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old U.S. Open.
Pablo Larrazabal at Wentworth and Brendon Todd at Colonial played well enough to move into the top 60 in the world ranking this week and avoided having to qualify for the U.S. Open. That could go a long way. The first step toward winning the U.S. Open is securing a tee time.
No. 17 looked different this year, but it played pretty much the same.
Asia had two wins and two halves in the five foursomes matches at the EurAsia Cup on Friday, with Europe needing a late rally in the other match to hold a 7-3 lead after two days at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.
Arnold Palmer believes age will be an issue as 38-year-old Tiger Woods tries to break the major championship record.
This already is shaping up as a big year for Graeme McDowell - his wife is expecting their first child.
The weekend arrives at the Match Play Championship along with the usual assortment of surprises.
It's rare to hear Ernie Els describe his week at the Match Play Championship as "wonderful."
Ernie Els hardly ever catches a break at the Match Play Championship.
Graeme McDowell figured his luck had run out Friday at the Match Play Championship.
Graeme McDowell rallied to beat Hunter Mahan in 21 holes Friday in the Match Play Championship in a rematch of their Ryder Cup-deciding match in 2010.
A brief look at the third round of the Match Play Championship on Friday at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain:
Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered Thursday.
"Two 66s from Rory is a bit special, but he is just that — he is a bit special," Graeme McDowell said. "So he's going to be tough to catch this weekend if he keeps that up."
"No one else is going to get to 10 under. That's a fact," Graeme McDowell said.