MBE (born 30 July 1979) is a Northern Irish professional golfer who plays on both the PGA Tour and European Tour. He is well known for winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where he ended a 40-year drought for Europeans at the tournament. McDowell has won seven events on the European Tour, and the 2010 U.S. Open which was also his first and only win on the PGA Tour. He has also represented Ireland at the World Cup and been a member of the European Ryder Cup team on three occasions. He has appeared in the top-10 in the Official World Golf Ranking and his best is 4th (January to March 2011).