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Graeme McDowell is off to a flyer in Malaysia

“Things seem to be clicking really well,” says McDowell as he shares the lead at the Maybank Malaysian Open.

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GRAEME MCDOWELL AND Lee Westwood share the lead after the opening round of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

The pair are tied on six-under par 66, one shot clear of the chasing pack in Kuala Lumpur.

Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley is the best of the rest of the Irish on three-under.

But it’s McDowell who is in pole position to continue his strong start to the new year after finishing ninth in Dubai last week.

“I did a lot of work off the course over the winter improving some things physically and in my swing, and things seem to be clicking really well,” he told EuropeanTour.com.

“It’s early days, but I’m feeling relaxed and my attitude’s good. If I can continue that for the rest of the year then good things will happen.”

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