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Graeme McDowell surprises fans at The Open by pouring a few pints

official-patron1As an Official Patron of the The Open at St. Andrews, MasterCard this week gave a handful of lucky golf fans a Priceless Surprise at the home of golf, with one of their ambassadors.

In between media interviews, 2010 US Open-winner Graeme McDowell took the time to pop into the MasterCard Club where cardholders are enjoying privileged access during the Championship.A30I1382

Following his first round he stepped in to the bar to pour a few pints and take questions from the fans.

“I’m thrilled to be able to bring fans closer to the game with little surprises like this. The support they give to us as players is priceless, so the least I can do is pour them a pint!”

This week MasterCard also led a social media campaign for Tom Watson – another one of its ambassadors – in his final appearance at the tournament.  The campaign is urging fans and fellow players to show their appreciation for the five-time Open winner by tweeting their personal tributes to him using #HatsOffToTom.A30I1354

To share a personal tribute to Tom Watson, post an image of yourself tipping your hat to Tom on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, using #HatsOffToTom and @MasterCardUK.