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
2014 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - - - -
2014 RBC Canadian Open - 71+73 144 0
2014 The Open Championship T62 73+73+71+75 292 4
2014 Scottish Open T16 67+73+72+66 278 -6
2014 US Open - 77+69 146 6
2014 The Memorial Tournament T49 71+69+73+74 287 -1
Grand Slam History
US Masters -T25T32T4-T38-
US Open -T8-T45T47--
The Open Championship T62-T5-T11T5-
US PGA Championship --T32T8T109T43-

Luke Donald News

Luke Donald: Has reached three-under for the tournament

Donald on song in Heritage

K.J. Choi hit the front on day two of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina and Luke Donald also shot a fine second round.

Luke Donald: Eight birdies lifted him into contention in Dubai

Donald on the charge in Dubai

Luke Donald has a chance to end a disappointing year on a high after a second-day 66 at the DP World Tour Championship.

Luke Donald: Very familiar with Conway Farms

Donald eyes home advantage

Luke Donald hopes familiar surroundings at the BMW Championship in Chicago can boost his FedEx Cup hopes this week.


Firestone preview

Firestone preview

A preview and best bets for this week's WGC event - the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Bruce Critchley explains why the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is a perfect lead-in to the USPGA.

Lawrie eyes Par 3 prize

Lawrie eyes Par 3 prize

Paul Lawrie is the favourite to take victory on his debut in the upcoming Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.