28 Jun '11, 6pm

Graeme McDowell gets honorary degree, says Northern Ireland should pursue its second British Open #pga #golf

COLERAINE, Northern Ireland -- Graeme McDowell has declared it his dream to play the British Open Championship in his hometown of Portrush, as he vowed to help bring major golf back to Northern Ireland. After receiving an honorary degree from the University of Ulster in recognition of his triumphs on the course, the man Rory McIlroy succeeded as U.S. Open champion said the region must first focus on hosting an Irish Open or another European Tour event. 2011 BRITISH OPEN International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events are held on five continents to give more players the chance to gain direct entry into golf's oldest championship. 2011 British Open coverage Millar, Barnes and Kulacz earn spots at Australian qualifier Maritz, Schietekat and de Vries claim berths at African qualifier Meesawat captures Asian qualifier as four punch tickets Royal St. George's to be lengthened, par r...

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