Srixon announced Monday, January 3rd that Graeme McDowell, winner of the 2010 United States Open Championship, has joined Srixon as a member of their PGA Tour staff.
The six-time winner on the European Tour and 2010 Ryder Cup hero will play Srixon irons, Cleveland wedges, and Srixon golf balls. In addition he will sport a Srixon hat and glove and put all his new gear in a Srixon bag.
“We are extremely pleased to have Graeme as a member of our PGA Tour staff,” said Greg Hopkins, CEO of Cleveland® Golf/Srixon®. “Having a world class player such as G·Mac choose to make the switch to Srixon, especially following such a successful 2010 season, not only says a lot about the faith he has in our products but also reflects as to the type of competitor and representative he’ll be for our brands.”
G·Mac, as he is known by friends and fans, was also voted 2010 Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America and joint 2010 Player of the Year on the European Tour.
“I am really excited about my decision to sign with Srixon,” said McDowell. “There is a great energy amongst the team at Srixon regarding my signing with them and I am looking forward to feeding off this energy going into 2011.”
Before turning professional, McDowell had a successful amateur career in both Ireland and the United States, where he won numerous tournaments and was named the most outstanding collegiate golfer in 2002.