Nobody ever forgot about Luke Donald. When you win three times in one year and capture the PGA Tour and European Tour money list titles, in the same season, for the first time in the history of the sport, you're certainly going to be on everyone's radar.
But when Rory McIlroy ascended to the top spot in the Official World Golf Rankings with his win at the Honda Classic, if seemed like the talk about Donald being "the guy" stopped ... at least for a couple of weeks.
Donald made sure the golf world didn't lose track of him for very long, capturing the Transitions Championship on the first hole of a four-way playoff for his fifth PGA Tour victory. The win also allowed Donald to reclaim the top spot in the rankings from Rory McIlroy.
While the win alone was impressive, it was the manner in which Donald won his first title of 2012 that makes you believe he's going to be a force in the majors this year -- especially if he keeps hitting clutch shots like the approach he pulled off during the playoff.Read More »from Luke Donald captures Transitions Championship, reclaims No. 1 ranking