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Ryder Cup winner McDowell honored by Queen

Ryder Cup winner McDowell honored by Queen

Ryder Cup-winning golfer Graeme McDowell is among the sports figures honored by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year list.
The Northern Irishman was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire after a year in which he won three European Tour events and captured the decisive Ryder Cup match against the United States.
Also made an MBE was English football referee Howard Webb, who this year became the first man to take charge of the Champions League and World Cup finals in the same year.
Former England rugby player Mike Catt is an Officer of the Order of the British Empire after retiring in May, while Martin Broughton was knighted _ for services to business rather than his stint as chairman of Premier League football club Liverpool.


Updated : 2021-05-18 20:23 GMT+08:00