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 RSM Classic T36 67+69+70+68 274 274
2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba CUT 75+72 147 147
2016 BMW Championship T39 69+73+70+72 284 284
2016 Deutsche Bank Championship T65 70+71+72+72 285 285
2016 The Barclays T53 69+71+72+75 287 287
2016 Wyndham Championship 2 65+68+64+67 264 264
Grand Slam History
  2016201520142013201220112010
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 says Tiger Woods may not be ready to return to golf from a 'mental standpoint'

'Tiger may not be mentally ready'

Luke Donald says Tiger Woods may not be ready to return from a "mental standpoint" after he delayed his comeback this week.

 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.

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