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Former world number one Rory McIlroy has admitted that it is time he stops being streaky and dominates the world of golf just like a certain Tiger Woods did at one point in time.
The two time former major champion also made the admission that he has seen his reputation going from one of the most consistent performers on the US PGA Tour to one who blows hot and cold and he stated that he doesn’t like that and wants to change it. He also moved to insist that his lack of form has nothing to do with his move to Nike Golf at the beginning of the season.
The Northern Irishman is enduring the worst spell of his professional career at this moment and he has admitted that he is working tirelessly to end the run of inconsistency that has hindered his progress since he became the world’s top ranked golfer at the end of last season.
Rory McIlroy stated that people have been saying he has had a terrible season and he knows he has fallen to fifth or sixth in the golf rankings as well. But he did mention that although it’s not as high as he would like to be and definitely not how he began the season but it is also not as if he is struggling to hold on to his US PGA Tour card as well.
He stated that when he looks back at it, it hasn’t been a bad life to lead but he admits he would love a lot more consistency to his game. Rory McIlroy admitted he looks to Tiger Woods for inspiration and admitted for a guy to be doing what he has done for fifteen years is a marvelous achievement in itself and he wants that level of consistency.
Luke Donald lost his number one position the moment he decided to not play the Honda classic event. This decision gave the young Irishman Rory Mcilroy the chance to get to the top of the world golf rankings. The Irishman made no mistakes as he went on to win the tournament and make his way to the very top of the world golf rankings.
His joys were short lived as Luke Donald put up a marvellous performance at the Transitions Championship and won the tournament to reclaim the top position.
This was cause for great celebration and joy as Luke Donald reclaimed his numero uno position in the world of golf. When asked as to how he felt to be back at the top of the golf world rankings, he replied saying that it was much more comfortable now as compared to the last time. He said that he was extremely nervous the last time he went to the top of the rankings but now he was much more focused and at ease.
He did not let his nerves get the better of him as he kept his composure throughout the game and won the tournament. Luke Donald also made it very clear that he yearned to win a major in order to prove to all his critics that he is indeed a world class golfer and not a mere fluke. A major win is a must for a golfer to consolidate his position as a top golfer and this is what Donald yearns for.
Greater things are now expected by the golfer as he reclaimed his number one spot in the golf rankings. Now that he is back at the top people and golf enthusiast expect him to win many more titles and especially majors, something that he eluded him so far in his career. You can see his full career win history and get information about the PGA Tour on the golf channel website.
He had an opening round four of fewer than sixty seven and thus he found himself to be within striking distance of the lead in the tenth place itself with mere three rounds to play. He was six strokes behind the Irishman Harrington who scored a brilliant ten under par sixty one in the very opening stanza. Luke Donald was always close to the lead as he scored a second round of sixty eight and followed the performance by a good third round of seventy.
The media asked Luke Donald if he felt as if he was being neglected by the media after he lost his crown. He agreed to it but then said that he never paid much attention to all these things. He said that many people thought that his performance in the previous year was a fluke and could not be repeated again by him. He was written off as a contender for the top spot in the world of golf.