Golf News for Thursday, December 6, 2012 | Products

Graeme McDowell wears G-Mac by Kartel to World Golf Challenge win

DUBLIN -- Graeme McDowell shot a final round 68 to win the World Golf Challenge held at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. This victory marked McDowell's first victory in 2012. The final round 68 marked the tenth time in twelve rounds that Graeme shot in the 60's at Sherwood Country Club.Graeme Sherwood CC

"We are incredibly happy to see Graeme finishing up the season with such a great win at the World Challenge and looking so stylish in doing so. 2012 has been an exciting year for us all, and with Graeme's finish to the year we are looking good for a very strong 2013," said Karl Swan, managing director, Kartel Inc.

Graeme McDowell sported G-Mac by Kartel golf apparel during the event. McDowell officially began wearing the G-Mac by Kartel collection in January 2012.

On Sunday Graeme was wearing the sleeveless McButton cardigan over a Magenta Dawn Portrush polo. The Magenta Dawn colour was derived from the powerful colour of the rising sun over Graeme's home town on the northern most tip of Ireland.

Graeme's trousers worn on Sunday were McCheck T in Classic Navy with Magenta to match his polo and cardigan. These stylish plaid pants are designed to harp back to Graeme's Scottish roots. The tartan design is the McDowell family tartan, which was worn by his ancestors back in the 12th Century to symbolize their membership of the clan.

About Kartel
Kartel is part of John Swan Ltd, a family owned Irish business based in Dublin, Ireland. The company was founded in 1947 when a young tailor, John Swan, set up his own modest clothing company in two small rooms above a pub in Dublin's Hill Street. Initially, the company began making men's suits, jackets and trousers, and over the last 60 years has extended its collections into a much broader offering.

In 1985 the Kartel brand was launched with men's casual jeanswear and suit collections, as well as premium golf apparel ranges for both men and women. Kartel is now a leading Irish menswear label and one of the largest clothing distributors in Ireland, currently selling in 26 countries worldwide.


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