Recent News about Luke Donald

Luke Donald Wins PGA Tour's Final Event and Money Title

by Mizuno USA October 24, 2011

Mizuno PGA Tour Staffer and World #1 Golfer Luke Donald finished off his remarkable 2011 PGA Tour season in grand fashion, winning the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Trailing by five shots entering Sunday, Donald fired an 8-under 64 in the final round, starting off the back nine with six consecutive birdies. He went on to finish 17-under for the tournament, winning by two shots.

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I thought I had a great chance to win the Fedex Cup.

by Luke Donald October 1, 2011

Going into the week,I knew if I’d won the Tour Championship, the Fedex Cup was mine - one of my big goals for this season. I played well the first day, got myself into a great position but just struggled a little from there on. I didn’t really take my best game to Friday, Saturday and Sunday.I did a good job of keeping myself in with a chance come the end. A lot of the guys in the top five weren’t playing well, so it was vital that I stayed in contention. The birdie on the last I was very proud of. I thought it might have done it for me. In the end, though, I was a ...

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Donald Dominates in Scotland

by Iver Maple July 11, 2011

Luke Donald showed that a short break worked wonders for his energy levels - winning his third title of the year at the Barclays Scottish Open.

With the stop-start 54 hole event hitting its stride on the last day, Donald showed that his nerve was the strongest of all, shooting a flawless 63 in the final round. The win secured Donald's #1 World Ranking - building on wins at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play in February and the European Tour’s flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club in May.The last round...

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PGATour.com talks to Luke Donald about consistency and his goals to accomplish.

by Iver Maple June 15, 2011

No. 1 has just begun.

Luke Donald reached the summit of the world ranking with an incredible 10 top-10 finishes in his last 10 starts, including two wins. Now that he's on top, says Helen Ross, the affable Englishman has many other goals to accomplish.

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Luke Donald, the World’s #1 Golfer, To Design His First Golf Course

by Iver Maple June 9, 2011

Luke will join IMG in the design of the first 18 holes at Ba Na Hills Golf Club located in Danang, Vietnam.The Ba Na Hills site is unique and different from the current offering of golf courses in the Danang area. It will not be another seaside course but a mountain course with a great mix of natural topography and vegetation.Luke has had an interest in golf course design for many years and comes from a very artistic background. An avid painter and accomplished piano player, he earned a degree in Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University.Luke commented “T...

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Personal Stats

Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead, Herts
Height: 5' 9"

An English native, Luke Donald is one of the world's top golfers. In addition to his top-10 world ranking, Luke has numerous wins on the PGA and European Tours, and played a key role as a member of the victorious European Ryder Cup teams in 2004, 2006, and 2010.

 

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Career Highlights

First player in history to capture the money title on both the PGA Tour and European Tour (2011)
2011 PGA Tour Player of the Year
2011 Accenture Match Play Champion, 2011 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic Champion (PGA Tour)
2011 BMW Championship Winner, 2011 Barclays Scottish Open Winner (European Tour)
Victorious as part of Team Europe in the 2010 and 2012 Ryder Cup