American golfer Graeme McDowell suffered a double bogey early on the 17th as he finished at the tenth position in the Arnold Palmer Invitation tournament after a mediocre two under par 70 at the Bay Hill tournament.
The player from Portush carded a birdie on the sixth hole and then picked up shots at the 11, 12 and 14 to finally move to eight under. The result was quite a shock for the spectators as it was not the expected result and Every will celebrate his first ever PGA Tour title in his golf career.
He followed that up with a bogey at the 15 and then a bogey at the 16, but unfortunately, Graeme McDowell found water on the 17th and ultimately ended on six under which was not quite good enough.
American golfer Matt Every ended up with the win by one shot on 13 under and Padriag Harrington (10) ultimately finished on the 5th spot. Graeme McDowell started the last round of the event in a position of shared 19th, but gradually climbed up the leader board with four well executed birdies taking him to eight under. Adam Scott was unable to defend his Masters title and his world number 1 ranking, but Every was successful in clinching his first ever PGA Tour Title in a dramatic end to the prestigious tournament.
Graeme McDowell, a former US Open winner, faced an obstacle when he slipped with a double bogey at the par – three 17 Th. His fellow Irish man Darren Clarke marginally missed out by merely seven shots after the second round 78 left him nine over. McDowell later made it clear in the press conference that his performance has hampered in the tournament and he will try to make it better in the upcoming events.