15.12.2011 [Racing Post] - 1 and European and PGA Tour money-list winner LukeDonald is Poulter's nearest rival in the betting at 9-2 after a 69, the same score as 12-1 Greg Chalmers. Richard Green(68), Jarrod Lyle (67) and John Senden (70) are 16-1 shots and then it is Geoff
Luke Campbell Donald MBE (born 7 December 1977) is an English professional golfer who has been the World Number One. He plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA Tour but is also a member of the European Tour. Donald had an outstanding year in 2011, winning several tournaments and awards. He won the PGA Tour money list and European Race to Dubai to complete a historic double, becoming the first player to win both money lists on the PGA and European Tours in the same year. He was named the PGA Player of the Year and PGA Tour Player of the Year, becoming the first Englishman to win either award. He was also named the European Tour Golfer of the Year. He also became the first Englishman to win the PGA Tour's Vardon Trophy and the first golfer other than Tiger Woods to win the Mark H. McCormack Award for the most weeks at number one during a calendar year. In May 2012, Donald was awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour for his achievements in 2011.
16.12.2011 [Mirror.co.uk] - By Derek McGovern, Daily Mirror 16/12/2011 LUKEDONALD is No.1 in Europe, No.1 in America, and also world No.1 – but I really don't fancy him for Christmas No.1. Ultimately golfers are judged on one thing – winning Majors. Tiger Woods has 14
15.12.2011 [Journal Live] - Any argument Paisley is not long enough is trashed by the historic 2011 enjoyed by LukeDonald, the first player to top the tour rankings lists in the same season on both sides of the Atlantic. In both size and method, Paisley is a LukeDonald style
15.12.2011 [South Devon Herald Express] - With the foundations of the game laid at an early age, Leins could even have the next Rory McIlroy or LukeDonald in his midst. He said that three of his current group – the youngest aged six – look particularly good prospects.
15.12.2011 [The Independent] - MORE Lee Westwood has leapt to the defence of compatriot LukeDonald, following criticism of the world No 1's failure to win a major. "People don't realise how well he's played," Westwood said. "I don't think anyone should demean what he has achieved.
08.12.2011 [Leaderboard Golf (blog)] - His caddy said it was the best driving exhibition he had ever seen, just imagine how many majors Lee could win if he had LukeDonald's short game? The great Tiger Woods won again after a two-year drought. Love or hate Woods, he is good for the game of
15.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - (NHL-WILD/, expect by 0330, 250 words) MELBOURNE - World number one LukeDonald's highly successful 2011 odyssey concludes with a rare trip Down Under to take on a field including fellow Briton Ian Poulter at the Victoria Golf Club.
11.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - (SOCCER-ARGENTINA/CHAMPIONSHIP, expect by 0100, pix, by Rex Gowar, 400 words) DUBAI - World number one LukeDonald became the first player to clinch the orders of merit on both sides of the Atlantic in the final round of the season-ending European
10.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - (NHL-CAPITALS/ moved, 350 words) DUBAI - Spain's Alvaro Quiros takes a four-shot lead over Swede Peter Hanson into the second round of the Dubai World Championship on Saturday, with money list contenders LukeDonald and Rory McIlroy lurking.
08.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)] - LukeDonald pulls no punches in saying Rory McIlroy is more talented than Tiger Woods... "TW has always been the best at getting the ball in the hole when it mattered the most. That's not just talent that something else too.
14.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Allenby, competing against world number one LukeDonald and the cream of Australian golf at this week's Australian Masters, said he and Ogilvy had mended fences but added he intended to take a break after a mentally-trying year.
08.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - "LukeDonald and Rory McIlroy are vying to finish as the number one in Europe this week but everyone wants to win here because the prize money is massive," said Fisher who is down in 50th place on the order of merit. "It would help me if I did win to