McDowell through after great escape

Published Saturday, 22 February 2014
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

Graeme McDowell sealed victory in dramatic fashion as he came from behind to beat Hunter Mahan at the WGC World Match Play Championship.

McDowell through after great escape
Graeme McDowell plays a shot on the 20th hole. (© Getty)

The Ulsterman clinched it on the 21st hole after recovering from two shots down with two to play to complete another great escape at Dove Mountain.

McDowell will now progress to the quarter finals where he faces Victor Dubuisson.

"It's entertaining for sure but I'd much rather have it much easier, believe me," said the Portrush golfer, who previously fought back to beat Gary Woodland and Hideki Matsuyama.

"I can't get my head around it. I was pretty sure I was beat against Gary Woodland, yesterday I thought I had a chance and today walking off the 16th green I thought I was beat again.

"The par save on the second play-off hole was just ridiculous. I can't believe it really, I have just robbed three players at this tournament and I can't believe I am still in it."

© UTV News
Comments Comments
1 Comments
me in belfast wrote (178 days ago):
who cares about this man i know i dont.with his american put on accent
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]
BRIAN ROWAN
The wind was blowing across the Holywood course on that stretch of golfing holes that wanders along Hazel Wood, down Nuns Walk, past White House through the Valley over Ir ...
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
The Open Championship
Sun 20 July 2014
July sunshine
Thu 24 July 2014
Strangford rescue
Mon 11 August 2014