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Graeme McDowell: Ryder Cup Qualifier

McDowell holds the No. 3 spot in Europe



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    Graeme McDowell, Northern Irish professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

    The Player: Graeme McDowell

    Residence: Portrush, Northern Ireland and Orlando, Fla.

    Points: 2,375,790.52

    Avg. Shooting 2012: 70.8

    Money made in 2012: $1,827,484

    The Buzz: Though Graeme McDowell played many sports when he was young, he said golf has always been his favorite. McDowell received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Ulster after winning the 2010 U.S. Open. McDowell finished 2nd twice on this year’s PGA Tour and ranks 26th in Money Leaders.