Editor's Viewpoint: Well above par
The latest victory by Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters has catapulted this remarkable young golfer into 10th place in the world rankings.
Graeme McDowell is a world-class player and also a great ambassador not only for the game, but also for his native Northern Ireland.
He is highly-talented, courteous and extremely eloquent. All golfers and non-golfers in this Province will hail his latest, and noteworthy, success in a year of tremendous personal achievements.