Mizuno Brand Ambassador Luke Donald with First-Ever Money List Sweep
December 12, 2011
World Number One Golfer Captures the European Money Title with Third Place Finish at Dubai World Championship
Norcross, GA (December 12, 2011) – Mizuno PGA Tour Staffer Luke Donald continued his world domination by capturing the European Money List Title with his third place finish at the Dubai World Championships, completing the first-ever money list sweep on the PGA and European Tour. With four victories worldwide, including The Accenture WGC Match Play Tournament, The European Tour’s flagship BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, the Barclays Scottish Open, as well as the PGA Tour’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Donald completed the most successful season of his career.
"Luke had a stellar 2011 season in which he ascended to the number one ranked player in the world, and we’d like to congratulate him on becoming the first player to capture the money list titles on both the PGA and European Tour in the same year,” Said Dick Lyons, Vice President and General Manager, Golf Division for Mizuno USA, Inc. “Luke has been an incredible brand ambassador for Mizuno, and we believe the sky is the limit for him as he continues to hone his skills for another great year in 2012.”
Utilizing his high performance Grain Flow Forged MP irons, MP T-11 wedges, and Mizuno CLK Fli-Hi, Donald completed a spectacular weekend of golf at the Dubai World Championships with consecutive rounds of 6-under 66, including birdies on the final three holes to finish the tournament in third place and cement his legacy as the PGA Tour and European Tour money list title winner. Donald, who only missed two cuts all year, finished top-10 in 20 out of 26 events entered and went an incredible 449 holes without three-putting.
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