Luke Donald - Profile

Luke Donald: Still looking for a first major

Luke Donald: Still looking for a first major

The Englishman has won some big tournaments in his career but still can't get it done in the majors.

* Has spent 55 weeks at world No.1: First hit top of world rankings on May 29th, 2011; last week at No.1 was August 5th, 2012.

* 2011: Became first player to win both money lists on the PGA and European Tours in the same year.

* 5 PGA Tour wins: 2002 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, 2006 Honda Classic, 2011 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2011 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, 2012 Transitions Championship

* 7 European Tour wins: 2004 Scandinavian Masters, Omega European Masters, 2010 Madrid Masters, 2011 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, BMW PGA Championship, Barclays Scottish Open, 2012 BMW PGA Championship.

* Played in 4 Ryder Cups (2004, 2006, 2010 & 2012) and was on winning team each time.

* Was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2012 Birthday Honours for services to golf.

* Best major finishes: 3rd 2005 Masters, 3rd 2006 US PGA, Sixth other top 10s.

Player Details

  • Nationality: England
  • Date Of Birth: 07/12/1977
  • Birth Place: Hertfordshire, England
  • Height: 5ft 9
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2016 The Barclays T53 69+71+72+75 287 287
2016 Wyndham Championship 2 65+68+64+67 264 264
2016 Travelers Championship CUT 71+72 143 143
2016 PGA Championship CUT 72+71 143 143
2016 145th Open Championship T43 73+72+72+72 289 289
2016 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open T45 71+72+69+74 286 286
Grand Slam History
US Masters -CUT-T25T32T4-
US Open -T58-T8-T45T47
The Open Championship -T12T63-T5-T11
US PGA Championship --T41-T32T8T109

Luke Donald News

 Luke Donald will host British Masters supported by Sky Sports at The Grove in October

British Masters tickets on sale

Fans can now buy tickets for the final three rounds of the 2016 British Masters supported by Sky Sports at The Grove in October.

Luke Donald believes he is in contention to win his first title in more than three years

Donald in ‘great position’

Luke Donald said he has played his way into a "great position" ahead of the final round of the British Masters.

 Luke Donald returned to form at the British Masters on Thursday

Donald 'surprised' by split

Luke Donald said he was "surprised" by John McLaren's decision to end his position as caddie to the former world No 1.


Ryder Cup magic moments

Ryder Cup magic moments

From winning putts to dramatic comebacks, the Sky Sports Golf team recall their all-time Ryder Cup magic moments.

Europe’s Ryder Cup wildcards

Europe’s Ryder Cup wildcards

A look at the three players Darren Clarke has named as his captain's picks for Europe's Ryder Cup team.

US Ryder Cup team as it stands

US Ryder Cup team as it stands

Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler are among the players relying on a captain’s pick for the US Ryder Cup team at Hazeltine.