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Luke Donald is the No. 1 ranked player in the world
The 2011 PGA Tour Player of the Year and the No. 1 ranked player in the world, Luke Donald is rated at 14/1 odds to win the 2012 Masters.
Luke had four worldwide wins, won the PGA and European Tours Money Titles and took over the top spot on the OWGR last year. For most golfers, that would be a career.
He has done everything to be recognized as one of the elite golfers in the world except win a major championship.
Donald definitely does not get the respect that he deserves from the golf community because of that slight flaw in an otherwise perfect golf game.
His total focus in 2012 is on winning majors. The only problem with that is Tiger, Phil, Lee and Rory are focusing on the same thing. It gets pretty crowded at the top.
He has the short game to handle the severe greens, and the occasional errant tee shot won’t hurt him nearly as much with the forgiving rough on Augusta National.
Control players with outstanding short games like Larry Mize, Mike Weir, and Zach Johnson have won the Masters in the past.
Why can’t Luke Donald win it this year?