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The race for $10 million gets under way at Plainfield

EDISON, N.J. (AP) The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged. For those who narrowly got into the top 125 to qualify for golf's ultimate bonus series, it's time to play well or go home. That applies to players such as Lee Westwood and Jason Dufner, Stewart Cink and Luke Donald, and possibly Adam Scott. Those with mediocre seasons...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: The Wyndham Championship

The majors are done for the year, but there is still more golf to be played (and money to be won at DraftKings). This week we head to the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club (Donald Ross Course) in Greensboro, North Carolina. I’m back again to provide daily fantasy golf picks for DraftKings’ PGA game. It’s a great week to check out DraftKings as they have some...
Via The Fantasy Fix
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - Wyndham Championship

View image | gettyimages.com Last chance junction, all travel beyond this point requires sufficient toll. Hard to believe that the 2014-2015 regular season is coming to a close, as it seems like just a few weeks ago that Billy Horschel stole the FedEx Cup, Rory McIlroy looked nigh unstoppable and Tiger Woods was no where to be seen. Much has changed, including on this side for the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

RBC Canadian Open Preview

Pick to Win:Brooks Koepka (22/1): This is a course with four par 5s, where getting a lot of par breakers will be crucial for a successful week. Those are two things Koepka excels at: he ranks sixth on tour in Par 5 Scoring Average, and 10th in Parbreakers. The new greens should be no problem for Koepka, who is ninth in Strokes Gained: Putting. The par 5s should be reachable for...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Along for the ride on Watson's farewell at St. Andrews

This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St. Andrews, and the company he kept that Friday afternoon in 2005 could not have been better. Donald played with Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus, giving him an unobstructed view for the farewell of golf's greatest champion. Not only was it the final round for Nicklaus at...
Via AP on Fox
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: U.S. Open sectional qualifying full of big names

Luke Donald On Sunday, golf fans were entertained as they watched eventual champion David Lingmerth and world No. 6 Justin Rose duke it out in sudden death at the Memorial Tournament. Although the latter made some of the most spectacular shots of the day (including this clutch par save on the first playoff hole), it was Lingmerth, a 27-year old Swede, who came out on top. Many fans...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

World Golf Rankings qualify 24 players for U.S. Open

Byeong-Hun An earned a spot in this year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay courtesy of his victory at the BMW PGA Championship. An, who is now ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking, was a semifinalist at the 2010 U.S. Amateur held at Chambers Bay. But An wasn't the only player who secured a U.S. Open berth this week. Twenty-four players punched their tickets to Chambers Bay via...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The bubble watch begins for summer Opens

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The U.S. Open is a month before the British Open. Qualifying through the world ranking is in a different order. The British Open takes the top 50 in the world ranking that is published after next week, and with two tournaments left, a few players have some work to do. That starts with Luke Donald, who has qualified for every Open Championship since 2002...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured Tim Clark withdraws from Match Play Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The PGA Tour says Tim Clark of South Africa has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship next week because he's still recovering from an elbow injury. Clark has not played since the Sony Open in early January. Luke Donald is not playing because of his brother's wedding, so Clark will be replaced by Francesco Molinari of Italy in the 64-man field. The...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Tom Brady Playing Golf with Michael Jordan

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is whooping it up on a fabulous tropical vacation. However, it looks like he forgot to pack his golf shoes, as he is wearing a pair of high-top basketball sneakers in this group photo. Courtesy: Luke Donald Instagram Note the knee brace on Brady’s left leg. You have to wonder if he is wearing that due to a minor ding he may have received...
Via Sportsnaut
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

British Masters returns, top English players rotate as host

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Four of England's top golfers will take turns hosting the British Masters when the event returns to the European Tour schedule this year. Ian Poulter, Luke Donald, Justin Rose and Lee Westwood will rotate as tournament host, with Poulter taking this year's British Masters to Woburn from Oct. 8-11. The British Masters was last on the tour schedule in...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: WGC – Cadillac Championship

Credit: Trump National Hotel Collection – Blue Monster We are back this week for another look at Daily Fantasy PGA at DraftKings. Last week was a massacre (at least in a PGA DFS manner) as the weather played havoc for most of the tournament and we saw some of the best players in the world struggle and miss the cut. I did have runner up Daniel Berger among my choices along with...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Donald playing Humana Challenge for first time

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Luke Donald is playing the Humana Challenge for the first time in a bid to keep pace on the West Coast swing. The 37-year-old Englishman opened the year last week in Hawaii with a tie for 51st in the Sony Open and will play next month at Torrey Pines and Riviera. ''The last few years I played a lot in the Middle East,'' said Donald, set to open play Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Guru Week: Chuck Cook

Legendary instructor Chuck Cook has worked with the likes of Tom Kite, Payne Stewart, Jason Dufner, and Luke Donald throughout his career, building an impressive resume. To close out “Guru Week,” Cook joined John and Jeff on The Clubhouse where he shared a story about the great Payne Stewart, his career as an instructor, and his take on Patrick Reed. Part 1: Part 2: Former...
Via Back9Network
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Luke Donald hopes to recapture past glory with old coach

  Some of the biggest stars in Europe are starting their year in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Luke Donald is in Honolulu. That's by design. This year is about getting back to his strengths, and getting back to his roots. Donald could pick off a few European Tour requirements, but he tends to play well during the West Coast Swing on the PGA Tour, and that's where he will start. And thus...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LOOK: Luke Donald Spends New Year’s Eve With Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan

Pro golfer Luke Donald spent his New Year's Eve with Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter.
Via Gamedayr
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: Is Luke Donald the real Slim Shady?

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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Daly Follows Up Engagement With Victory

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. John Daly Wins For First Time In 10 Years While all eyes were on the Hero World Challenge, John Daly was out having a fantastic week. Just a few days after getting engaged to his former caddie Anna Cladakis, Daly went out and won the...
Via Back9Network
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald leads by 1 ahead of final round at Nedbank

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) Luke Donald shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to maintain a one-shot lead after the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Donald is part of an English top three at Sun City, with compatriots Danny Willett and Ross Fisher also in contention at the European Tour's 2015 season-opener. Donald moved to 13-under 203 overall. Willett surged into second after carding...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Luke Donald eludes a charging baboon

The Fringe: No monkeying around - Luke Donald eludes a charging baboon
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Luke Donald get chased by a baboon at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa

Sun City, South Africa -- Today, during the second round of the European Tour Nedbank Golf Challenge, English golfer Luke Donald got a visit from an unexpected guest while prepping for an approach shot.Didn't hurt, former world #1 Donald leads the tournament by two strokes after shooting a nine-under 63 at Gary Player Country Club.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Donald Runs Away From Charging Baboon On Golf Course

Luke Donald found out one of the risks you take playing golf in South Africa on Friday, apparently you have to watch out for charging baboons. Donald played his first 14 holes at a casual 9-under, so it’s safe to say that the day went well. [Golf Channel] The post Luke Donald Runs Away From Charging Baboon On Golf Course appeared first on Diehardsport.
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Donald’s Round Of Golf Abruptly Interrupted By Baboon (Video)

Golf typically isn’t a sport where there’s much monkeying around, but Luke Donald found out Thursday that’s not always the case. Donald is in South Africa for a European Tour event (weird, right?), and there’s a variety of wildlife in the area. That apparently includes baboons. Donald’s round was temporarily interrupted Thursday when a baboon came running up the fairway...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Donald Chased By Baboon On Golf Course

Luke Donald was chased by a baboon on a golf course in South Africa, because Rafiki is tired of humans ruining everything.
Via Gamedayr
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Luke Donald Eludes Charging Baboon

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Luke Donald Eludes Charging Baboon Luke Donald is sitting in first place at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Africa after rounds of 71 and 63 to start the tournament. His bogey-free 63 on Friday was spectacular, of course, but so was his...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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