Luke Donald PGA Wins

Last Modified Jun 7, 2024 14:20 GMT
Luke Donald PGA Wins
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Luke Donald, an English professional golfer, was born on December 7, 1977. His Official World Golf Ranking was No. 1 in mid-2011, which was also his most successful season. Donald turned professional in 2001 and has a total of 17 professional wins, including the 2011 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.


After peaking in 2011, Donald remained at the top of the world rankings for a total of 56 weeks. Also, he was in the top 10 for more than 200 weeks. He received the 2011 European Tour Golfer of the Year and PGA Player of the Year awards.


Since missing the cut at the Open Championship in late 2013, Donald's career has been on the decline, and he suffered from a few related medical problems and lost his form. Most recently, he finished tied for 68th place at the 2024 PGA Championship.


How many PGA Tour wins does Luke Donald have?

Luke Donald has a total of five PGA Tour wins as of June 2024. His first PGA Tour win was at the 2002 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, defeating Deane Pappas by one stroke, and his most recent PGA Tour win of June 2024 was at the 2012 Transitions Championship, in a four-way playoff against Bae Sang-moon, Jim Furyk and Robert Garrigus, where Donald won with a birdie on the first extra hole.


Luke Donald PGA Wins Year-by-Year

Luke Donald’s PGA wins year-by-year are as follows:

No.DateTournamentScoreTo parMargin Runner(s)-up
14 Nov 2002Southern Farm Bureau Classic201−151 Deane Pappas
212 Mar 2006The Honda Classic276−122Geoff Ogilvy
327 Feb 2011WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship3 and 2Martin Kaymer
423 Oct 2011Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic271−172 Justin Leonard
518 Mar 2012Transitions Championship271−13POBae Sang-moon, Jim Furyk, Robert Garrigus


Luke Donald PGA Tour Appearances

Luke Donald joined the PGA Tour in 2002, and since then he has played in 426 events, making the cut in 291 of them as of June 2024. In these 22 years, he has five wins, along with 16 runner-ups, 11 third-place finishes, 42 top-5s and 79 top-10s.


Luke Donald Professional Career Wins

Luke Donald has a total of 17 professional wins, including five from the PGA Tour, seven from the European Tour, two from the Japan Golf Tour and four other wins.

European Tour Wins

No.DateTournamentScoreTo parMargin Runner(s)-up
11 Aug 2004Scandinavian Masters272−165 Peter Hanson
25 Sep 2004Omega European Masters265−195 Miguel Ángel Jiménez
330 May 2010Madrid Masters267−211 Rhys Davies
427 Feb 2011WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship3 & 2Martin Kaymer
529 May 2011BMW PGA Championship278−6POLee Westwood
610 Jul 2011Barclays Scottish Open197−194 Fredrik Andersson Hed
727 May 2012BMW PGA Championship (2)273−154 Paul Lawrie, Justin Rose


Japan Golf Tour Wins

No.DateTournamentScoreTo parMarginRunner-up
118 Nov 2012Dunlop Phoenix Tournament268−165 Hideki Matsuyama
224 Nov 2013Dunlop Phoenix Tournament 270−146 Kim Hyung-sung


Other Wins

No.DateTournamentScoreTo parMargin Runner(s)-up
118 Sep 2000LaSalle Bank Chicago Open (as an amateur)205−86 -
221 Nov 2004WGC-World Cup (with England Paul Casey)257−311 Sergio García and Miguel Ángel Jiménez
311 Dec 2005Target World Challenge205−162 Darren Clarke
425 Nov 2007Gary Player Invitational (with South Africa Sally Little)142−21 Mark McNulty and Omar Sandys


World Golf Championship

YearChampionship54 holesScoreMarginRunner-up
2011WGC-Accenture Match Play Championshipn/a3 and 2Martin Kaymer


FAQ's On Luke Donald PGA Wins

A. Luke lost his form after missing the cut at the 2013 Open Championship, since then, his career has been on the decline. 

A. Luke Donald was world No. 1 for 56 weeks, cumulatively. 

A. Luke Donald went to Northwestern University.

A. No, Henrik Stenson was the original captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup, but he signed with LIV Golf and lost his position to Luke Donald. 

A. The Europe Ryder Cup captain is Luke Donald until 2025.

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