McDowell leads by 2 at WGC

Shanghai, China ( – Graeme McDowell opened up with a first-
round, 5-under 67 on Friday and he holds a 2-shot lead at the WGC – HSBC

McDowell’s last victory on the European Tour came at the Alstom Open de France
earlier this year, while his latest PGA Tour win was at the 2013 RBC Heritage.

U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer, Rickie Fowler, Brandt Snedeker, Chris Kirk,
Tim Clark and Tommy Fleetwood are tied for second at 3-under 69 at Sheshan
International Golf Club.

Lee Westwood, Louis Oosthuizen, Ian Poulter, Adam Scott, Hyung-sung Kim, Bill
Haas, Jordan Spieth, JB Holmes, Henrik Stenson, Jaco Van Zyl and Dawie Van Der
Walt are all deadlocked at 2-under 70.