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McDowell holds off Havret for title

Updated: June 21, 2010, 9:10 AM ET
Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Graeme McDowell doesn't have the golfing pedigree of a U.S. Open champion at Pebble Beach.

All he had Sunday was the game it takes to win.

Even as the biggest stars -- Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els -- were lined up behind him on the leaderboard and poised to contribute to the lineage of champions on this majestic course, McDowell never felt out of place.

Despite making only one birdie in the final round, the 30-year-old from Northern Ireland ...

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