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

by Iver Maple on 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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Luke Donald gets ready for the US Open

by Luke Donald on June 3, 2011

The second major of the season looms and I’m delighted to be in great form coming into the US Open.I do know a little about the Congressional course. I played there a couple of times in US Open qualifying back in 2002 when I wasn’t exempt. I got through there and that might bode well for me.  So I’ve played a couple of rounds there and I remember most of the holes.The plan is, though, to go the week before the US Open, get in a few practice rounds and refresh my memory of the course. It’s a long course, a typical US Open course, ve...

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

by Luke Donald on 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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Chris Wood Diary -- May 2011

by Chris Wood on May 7, 2011

I had to put out an SOS to Mizuno last week - for a new wedge.I broke mine last week in Korea, not out of aggression but a pure accident. It got wrapped round a tree. I was playing a recovery shot and followed through into the trees.  So thanks boys for coming to my rescue.Perhaps that little mishap rather reflects how the last few weeks have gone – when things could go wrong they did!It’s been nice to get back to Europe. I really struggled to enjoy the Asia swing. I didn’t play great, I was a long way from home, and I tend to struggle with the&nb...

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

by Iver Maple on 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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PGA Tour Golfer
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Divisional Brand Marketing Manager - Mizuno Golf