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Luke Donald has struggled to make his mark at the Majors
After recovering from a wrist injury that kept him out for much of the 2008 season, Luke Donald embarked on the best four-year period of his career.
This saw him rise to claim the No. 1 ranking, win tournaments on both sides of the Atlantic and become the first player ever to win the money list on both tours in the same calendar year.
However, throughout that whole period, he was unable to mount a challenge at any of the major tournaments. Unlike his compatriot Westwood, he has never really come close to claiming one of the games biggest prizes.
He has finished in the top ten of all but one of the big four but has never troubled the leaders. His pattern is normally to have a brilliant final round that shoots him up the final standings.
Over the past couple of years, Donald has proven himself more than capable of winning, but, for whatever reason, his game often goes to pieces on the biggest occasion. It is strange, as he doesn't seem like the kind of character to be bothered by the size of the tournament, as his excellent performances in the Ryder Cup over the years have proven.
I'd like him to prove me wrong, but in my opinion Donald just lacks the long game in order to challenge people like Rory McIlroy.