Williams: Exclusive interview with Graeme McDowell

by   (Senior Writer I)   |   December 2, 2012
Graeme McDowell

By Michael Williams

GolfWRX Staff Writer

There are some players that you watch on television and while you appreciate the extraordinary quality of their game, you are grateful that there is a wide digital divide between you and them. On the other side of the scale, there are players that you love to play with, your buddies that guarantee every day on the golf course is going to be an afternoon of beers, birdies and belly laughs.  But what if there was a guy who combined the best of both — the ultimate hybrid?

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Graeme McDowell.

I spent some quality time with McDowell at Chicago’s Glen Club, getting an up close look at the swing that made him the 2010 U.S. Open champion and the personality that made him one of the Tour’s most popular players among his fellow competitors as well as the fans. Watch us talk about golf, Guinness Black Lager, and other of life’s essentials.

Click here for more discussion in the “Tour Talk” forum. 

About

Williams has a reputation as a savvy broadcaster, and as an incisive interviewer and writer. An avid golfer himself, Williams has covered the game of golf and the golf lifestyle including courses, restaurants, travel and sports marketing for publications all over the world.

He is currently working with a wide range of outlets in traditional and electronic media, and has produced and hosted “Sticks and Stones” on the Fox Radio network, a critically acclaimed show that combined coverage of the golf world with interviews of the Washington power elite. His work on Newschannel8’s “Capital Golf Weekly” and “SportsTalk” have established him as one of the area’s most trusted sources for golf reporting.

Williams has also made numerous radio appearances on “The John Thompson Show,” and a host of other local productions. He is a sought-after speaker and panel moderator, he has recently launched a new partnership with The O Team to create original golf-themed programming and events.

Williams is a member of the United States Golf Association and the Golf Writers Association of America.


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