Round 4, Result
In his final round at the RBC Heritage, Graeme shot a 68. He hit 9 of 14 fairways and 8 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing just outside the top 20 in tied 21st position, 8 under for the tournament.
Result T21 – 66, 76, 66, 68, -8
Graeme bounced back on Day 3 and was back on the up with a determined and gritty 5 under, 66.
Graeme goes into the weekend after following up his opening 66 with a disappointing 76 to drop down the field.
“I love the island here, such a great event”, said Graeme McDowell, who won here in 2013 and hasn’t missed it since. He shot an opening-round 66 this time around, after which he said, “A phenomenal golf course where people are just happy to see you.”
Graeme has struggled with back spasms for the past two weeks, but he was back to his best at a favourite stomping ground yesterday, firing five birdies in a 66 after getting some inspiration watching the Masters.
“It’s always great to watch the best players in the world and realise that you were there once, and you can be back there again,” McDowell said, adding he’d love “Rory’s driving, Tiger’s mind and Shane’s chipping”.
“I feel like I’ve got some renewed energy the last few months and want to obviously continue that momentum, continue playing well. This is always a fun golf course and a challenge I enjoy.”