DUBLIN, Ohio Luke Donald's first round at Olympic, site of this year's U.S. Open, won't happen until later this week.
Donald's been thinking about it, though. And the world's top-ranked golfer knows the world will be watching as he chases his first victory at a major.
"I'm excited to go there," Donald said. "I've heard and I know it's going to be tough test. It's a course that you're going to have to have good control and be able to shape it around. You have to be patient and have a good short game. Hopefully that's right up my alley."
A 4-under 68 in Sunday's final round at the Memorial Tournament propelled Donald to a 12th place finish and followed rounds of 73 and 75 that knocked him out of contention. A week after winning the prestigious BMW Players Championship at Wentworth in England, Donald was able to finish strong on a Muirfield course he called "tricky" and sustain the type of momentum he hoped to headed towards the U.S. Open.
Lots of eyes are going to be on Donald i...