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On being awarded the MBE: It is a huge honor for me to included on the New Years Honours List. For my achievements as a professional golfer to be recognized in this way is truly special. Both myself and my family are very proud of this unique acknowledgment.
He was the first European golfer to win the United States Golf Open in Pebble Beach, California in June 2010. In October 2010, he saw Europe beat the USA in the Ryder Cup.