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McDowell's instant success
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Graeme McDowell
Graeme's pocketed a 200,000 cheque.

Success on the European Tour didn't take long to come the way of Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell.

Just a matter of weeks after turning professional he became 200,000 richer by winning the Scandanavian Masters at the beginning of August.

In just his fourth tournament Graeme became a winner and not only earned himself a great deal of money, but exemption from having to qualify for the European tour for the next two years.

Here he tells the Academy about the win, his career so far and how he hopes to progress on the professional golf circuit.




Introduction
Winning start
Turning pro
Scandanavian master
Skipping school
Future
Scholar Graeme
Advice
My mate Darren
Chasing the Tiger

McDowell factfile
Born: 07/30/1979
Birthplace: Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
Turned pro: 2002
Tournament wins: Scandanavian Masters 2002; 14 under par



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