McDowell run finally comes to an end

Published Sunday, 23 February 2014
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Graeme McDowell's incredible run at the WGC Match Play Championship was finally brought to an end on Saturday.

McDowell run finally comes to an end
Graeme McDowell plays a shot on the second hole. (© Getty)

The Portrush man was beaten one up by Victor Dubuisson in the quarter finals.

McDowell, who fought back in his previous three matches against Gary Woodland, Hideki Matsuyama and Hunter Mahan, had never stood on a on any tee with the lead this week.

He needed just two holes to go ahead against the Frenchman, but Dubuisson fought back superbly and after taking the lead for the third time on the 16th - while McDowell three-putted it for a second day - held onto it with brilliant par saves on the final two holes.

The 23-year-old will now play Ernie Els in the last four.

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3 Comments
Dub in Dublin wrote (210 days ago):
Hard luck Graeme maybe next time. Look forward to seeing u and the rest of the Irish players in Ryder Cup.
Early in Newtown wrote (210 days ago):
Surely golf stories should be under hobbies not sport?
Adrian. in Coleraine wrote (212 days ago):
Good !
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