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Graeme McDowell Chooses Manchester United Match Over Masters Event

Graeme Mcdowell

First Posted: 04/06/11 12:08 PM ET Updated: 06/06/11 06:12 AM ET

FanHouse UK:

In recent years at the Masters, the Par Three Contest has become popular with the patrons and almost as much a formality as the champions' dinner.

Yet this year there is something stopping Graeme McDowell's involvement. It's not a niggling injury but an event happening far away from Augusta, Ga. in London. More specifically, it is at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea face Manchester United in the quarter-final first-leg of the Champions League. McDowell is a United fan and the timing of the Par Three Contest means he would miss the crucial football fixture.

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