BBC Sport - Open 2014: Graeme McDowell aiming to play leading role again

McDowell aims to play leading role

Graeme McDowell recalls leading at the Open on the last occasion it was staged at Hoylake.

The Northern Irishman had a 66 in the first round at Royal Liverpool in 2006, but ended up in joint 31st place.

"I was inexperienced and got caught up in the hype. Eight years later, I realise majors are marathons," he said.