Recent News about Luke Donald

Luke Donald reflects on his win to become the Number One player in the world.

by Luke Donald May 30, 2011

To come through in those circumstances in one of the biggest tournaments in the world, going head-to-head with Lee, was pretty special. It doesn't get much better. I'm not sure if there will ever be a case where No. 1 and No. 2 in the world are playing off for the tournament, but also a chance for the No. 1 ranking in the world. Unique history I think has been made, and I’...

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Golf.com Highlights Luke Donald and His Mizuno MP T-11 Wedges

by Iver Maple April 27, 2011

Golf.com has posted a story about Mizuno Tour Staffer Luke Donald and his MP T-11 wedges.  The piece talks about Donald, "one of the best bunker players in the world", and how he switched from the MP T-10 wedges to the new MP T-11 wedges.  They reference the Quad Cut Grooves in these Grain Flow Forged short game weapons, as well as how their testers felt the clubs produced as much spin with the...

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Donald And Howell Score Top-10 Finishes At The Honda

by Iver Maple March 7, 2011

Mizuno Brand Ambassadors Luke Donald and Charles Howell III both delivered solid Top-10 performances at the Honda Classic, PGA National Championship Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Following up his record-breaking victory at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, Luke Donald shot 73-68-72-66 to finish at -1 for the tournament and a T-10 finish. Howell was in contention for most of the weekend, firing rounds of 71-71-67-70 to also finish inside the Top 10.

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Luke Donald Captures WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

by Iver Maple February 27, 2011

Record-Breaking Performance Moves Donald to Number Three in World Ranking

Luke Donald captured the most significant victory of his career in record-breaking fashion, defeating the number-one-ranked player in the world, Martin Kaymer at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Arizona. Donald proved that precision often trumps power, as he skillfully utilized his Grain Flow Forged MP irons, MP T-11 wedges, and Mizuno hybrid to score 32 birdies over 89 holes – a total no one else could match. 

Donald was dominant, never trailing throughout his six...

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Luke Donald's Diary - 12/22/2010

by Luke Donald December 22, 2010

Overall it’s been a very successful season, definitely a step up from last year. Coming off the wrist injury, 2009 was a bit speculative year but 2010 has been much better.

My consistency has really improved, winning again in Europe was great encouragement for me, and to be part of a triumphant Ryder Cup team was a real highlight. I don’t know why but my game seems to elevate to a different level playing in a team atmosphere, right from my amateur days. I’ve been fortunate to be on winning teams and I’ve now gone through three Ryder Cups and two Walker...

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Luke Donald Bunker Tip

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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