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
2015 Valspar Championship T53 72+68+73+74 287 3
2015 WGC - Cadillac Championship T49 72+76+74+73 295 295
2015 Honda Classic T7 69+67+74+67 277 -11
2015 Northern Trust Open - 77+69 146 4
2015 Farmers Insurance Open - 69+75 144 0
2015 Humana Challenge - 75+69+70 214 -2
Grand Slam History
  2015201420132012201120102009
US Masters --T25T32T4-T38
US Open --T8-T45T47-
The Open Championship -T63-T5-T11T5
US PGA Championship -T41-T32T8T109T43

Luke Donald News

Jason Dufner: Managed just one top-ten finish in the second half of 2014

Dieting Dufner

A new-look Jason Dufner returns to action in a strong field at this week’s Humana Challenge.

 Luke Donald: Tumbled to 34th in world rankings after poor season

Donald reveals Ryder Cup anger

Luke Donald admits he had only himself to blame for missing out on a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team in September.

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.

Features

25 years of Masters memories

25 years of Masters memories

Bruce Critchley savours his Masters memories ahead of the 25th anniversary of his first visit to Augusta.

Masters on the mind

Masters on the mind

With just two week's left until the Masters, time is running out for players to try and secure their invite to Augusta.

Why I love golf...

Why I love golf...

Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss discusses the good and the bad of his love of golf.