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Luke Donald

Residence:
   Chicago, Ill.
Birthplace:
   Hempstead, England
Turned Pro:
   2001
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 160
Birthdate:
   December 6, 1977
Age: 25
College:
   Hempstead, England

Player Notes

Turned professional in Aug. of 2001 after leading the GB&I Walker Cup team to a 121/2 - 111/2 victory in 2001. . . .Also competed in the 1999 matches, going 7-1 in match play over the two competitions...Won the 1999 NCAA individual title. Two-time Big Ten Individual Champion (1999 and 2000). Won the 1999 Fred Haskins Award for top collegiate golfer. Won 1999 Jack Nicklaus Award as collegiate men's golf's player of the year, which earned him a spot in the field at the 2000 Memorial Tournament, where he finished T51. . .Broke Tiger Woods' Golfstat Cup record for lowest stroke average (70.45) in 1999. Three-time (1999, 2000, 2001) first-team All-American...Brother, Christian, serves as his caddie.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
1 - 2002 Southern Farm Bureau Classic

Career Summary

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 7 / Rounds Played: 20 / Cuts made: 3 / Top-10 finishes: 0; Best finish: T-18th at the Bell Canadian Open; Earnings: $80,747 Rank (228th-unofficial). Finished T23rd at the 2001 PGA Tour qualifying tournament to get his card for 2002.

2002 Notes
First career top-ten with his win at the Southern Farm Bureau, his previous best was T13th in the 2002 Sony Open in Hawaii.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 30 / Rounds Played: 104 / Cuts made: 23 / Top-10 finishes: 1 / Earnings: $1,088,205 Rank (58th) / Best finish: Winner at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.64 / (40th); Driving Distance - 274.6 / (156th); Driving Accuracy - 72.0% / (36th); GIR - 69.0% / (25th); Putting - 1.785 / (138th); Birdie Average - 3.62 per rd / (98th) / Total Birdies - 376; Sand Saves - 48.1% / (122nd); All-Around Rank - 771 / (96th)

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