Damien McGrane
Damien McGrane is an Irish
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McGrane was born in Kells
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, County Meath
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, Ireland
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. He turned professional in 1991.

McGrane has had full status on the European Tour
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 since 2003, and has earned over
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3.5m in prize-money. He clinched his first European Tour Title on 20 April 2008 at the Volvo China Open
Volvo China Open
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, winning by nine strokes, and ended the 2008 season ranked in the top thirty of the Order of Merit for the first time.

Other wins

  • 1993 Irish PGA Assistants Championship
  • 1994 Irish PGA Assistants Championship
  • 1999 Irish PGA Southern Championship, Wynyard Hall (MasterCard Tour)

Results in major championships

Tournament 2008 2009
The Masters DNP DNP
U.S. Open
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The Open Championship
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PGA Championship
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DNP = Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut

"T" = tied

Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.


  • Driver: Callaway FT3 10 deg
  • 3 Wood' Callaway SQ HD 15 deg
  • 5 Wood' Taylor Made V Steel 18.5 deg
  • Hybrids: Ping Rapture 21 deg
  • Irons: Callaway X18 Pro Series
  • Wedges: Callaway V Forged 47/53/60
  • Putter: RIFE 2Blade
  • Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
  • Glove: Titleist
  • Shoes: Footjoy
  • Bag: Burton


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