Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell was paid a dividend of $475,000 last year by a golf company that he owns, according to accounts filed
Graeme Mcdowell : News | Wife | World ranking
Graeme McDowell MBE is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland.
|Born||30 July 1979
Portrush, County Antrim Northern Ireland
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||168 lb (76 kg; 12.0 st)|
|Sporting nationality||Northern Ireland|
|Residence||Orlando, Florida, U.S.|
He has a total of eleven tournament victories on the European Tour, and four on the PGA Tour, including one major championship, the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. In 2022, he joined LIV Golf.
McDowell has also represented Ireland at the World Cup and he has been a member of the European Ryder Cup team on four occasions.
He has appeared in the top-10 in the Official World Golf Ranking, with a highest ranking position of 4th (January to March 2011).
Graeme McDowell was paid a dividend of $475,000 (€490,214) last year by a golf promotions company that he owns, according to latest accounts filed here.
Abridged accounts for McDowell’s Boyport Services Ltd – signed off in August – show that $475,000 dividends was paid out last year compared with $2.1 million in 2020.
He had received dividend payouts of $1.42 million in 2019 and $2.87 million in 2018 – a total of $6.86 million over the four years.
Accumulated profits at the company last year increased by $126,631 to $15.25 million.
McDowell has been subjected to criticism concerning his decision to sign up to the controversial and lucrative new Saudi Arabia-backed LIV golf tour earlier this year.
After speaking out on his reasons for joining earlier this year, the Portrush golfer commented at the JP McManus Pro-Am event in July that “in hindsight, I wish I had said nothing”.
On joining the LIV tour the 43-year-old said: “It’s financially a great opportunity for me and my family.”
Graeme McDowell wife
Graeme McDowell’s wife is Kristin Stape. They have been married since 2013 and have three kids together.
Kristin Stape is a professional interior designer, Fashionista for the home, sports enthusiast, and above all a mother of three.
Graeme McDowell’s wife, Kristin Stape, has been by his side for the ups and downs of his golf career.
The couple married in 2013, and they have three children — two daughters and a son — together. They’ve worked on behalf of a variety of charities and live in Florida together.
Graeme McDowell is not currently ranked in the top 300 of the world golf rankings.
Graeme McDowell’s peak world ranking occured on February 28, 2011, when he was ranked #4 with 6.443 world ranking points.
McDowell Year End World Rankings
Graeme McDowell has never been ranked #1 in the world. The closest he came was on February 28, 2011 when he was ranked #4.
Graeme McDowell has spent a total of 55 weeks ranked in the top 10. His longest stretch was 32 consecutive weeks between December 6, 2010 and July 11, 2011.
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