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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.