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Graeme McDowell can’t wait for another thrilling major championship roller-coaster ride and he’s already setting his sights on the Claret Jug following his gutsy runner-up finish in the US Open at The Olympic Club.
Padraig Harrington believes he’s taken his game to a new level since he won his third major title nearly four years ago and insists that his recent struggles are just part and parcel of sport and made him even tougher than before.
Graeme McDowell produced a gutsy fightback but watched in agony as his 24 foot birdie putt on the 18th slipped by the hole and allowed Webb Simpson to breathe a sigh of relief and lift the US Open trophy at a foggy Olympic Club.
Graeme McDowell produced a series of clutch par saves, then played his last nine holes in three under par to grab a share of the lead with Jim Furyk entering the final round of the US Open at The Olympic Club.
Padraig Harrington was frustrated by his wedge play and his putting after a third round 71 left him six shots adrift of Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk entering the final round of the US Open at The Olympic Club.
The course set up at The Olympic Club has met with universal praise this week. But will they USGA continue to get it spot on today for the third round of the US Open?
Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington will be back on familiar ground today when they go chasing old rival Tiger Woods - a man they have beaten in head-to-head combat in the past - in the third round of the US Open at the Olympic Club.
Rory McIlroy insisted he has been humbled by his recent run of form after a three-putt bogey on his final hole ended his US Open defence and condemned him to a fourth missed cut from his last five starts.
A grinding Graeme McDowell birdied his last two holes for a one under 69 that left him tied for second and just three shots off the lead after a punishing opening day at the US Open on a hard and fast Olympic Club.
But while the 2010 champion proved he’s one of the toughest and cleverest operators out there, defending champion Rory McIlroy showed that he’s got a lot to learn about grinding out a score as he slumped to a seven over 77 that leaves him in danger of missing the cut.