Luke Donald leads the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, South Africa after two rounds, but leading probably won’t earn him as much attention as a run-in with a baboon while on the course.
Chris Kirk fired a final-round, 6-under 65 to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship, and is now firmly in the picture for a Ryder Cup spot. Meanwhile, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood await their fates for the European Ryder Cup squad.
Stephen Gallacher committed himself to playing on the European Tour to earn Ryder Cup points. He came up just short and now is up against the likes of Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for three captain's picks on Tuesday.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley could easily favor Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for his at-large selections -- but don't count out Stephen Gallacher if he plays well at the Italian Open.
Tiger Woods has held down the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings for 669 weeks in his career. Adam Scott overtook him on Monday, but will the Aussie follow the same path as Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer?
Monday's musings from the world of golf were varied -- and creative -- from wins to St. Patrick's Day to the NCAA Tournament. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game.
No. 5 Gary Player bracket seed Luke Donald takes on Matteo Manassero at 1:15 p.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with Donald chasing his first PGA Tour victory since the 2012 Transitions Championship nearly two years ago.
Shooting a hockey puck is just like hitting a golf ball, right? Well, sort of. No. 17 in the world Luke Donald was the entertainment during the second intermission at the Chicago Blackhawks game on Dec. 15.
There are home games and then there are home home games. Luke Donald has the latter this week. He’s not only back in his adopted home area in suburban Chicago, he’s playing a PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff event at his longtime home course of Conway Farms.
R&A chief Peter Dawson says that "as links courses go, (Muirfield is) a fair course. What you see is what you get." Dawson and Muirfield officials break down the changes to the course since we last saw it at an Open Championship.
Rory McIlroy sank a short birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday to remain tied with Luke Donald as the world's two top-ranked golfers pulled three shots clear of a star-studded field after the third round of the Dubai World Championship.
Rory McIlroy might be grabbing most of the attention in Dubai, but several other Ryder Cup stars, including Ian Poulter and second-ranked Luke Donald, would like to cap off their seasons with a victory.
<strong>Fantasy Tip Sheet:</strong> In the back-and-forth world of the World Golf Rankings, at least two of our panelists think that Luke Donald will get back to No. 1 with a win at TPC Sawgrass this weekend.