Bio: Earned first Tour title in rookie season at Southern Farm Bureau Classic in 2002. Turned professional in August 2001. Claimed his first European Tour victory after carding a 3-under 69 in the final round for a five-shot victory at the 2004 Scandinavian Masters. Season cut short in 2008 after undergoing surgery on his left wrist on Aug. 11 to repair a tendon injury. Won the 1999 NCAA individual title. Two-time Big Ten individual champion (1999 and 2000). Won the 1999 Fred Haskins Award for top collegiate golfer. Won 1999 Jack Nicklaus Award as collegiate men's golf's player of the year. Brother Christian caddied for him through 2009.
An avid painter. Earned degree in art theory and practice at Northwestern University.
(Bio information from Golfweek research and pgatour.com)
Ricardo Gouveia, a former UCF golfer, returned to his college town for his PGA Tour debut at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and the No. 1 on the Challenge Tour had a good week even if he missed the cut.
Justin Rose was a 17-year-old amateur finishing joint fourth in the British Open; nearly one year later, he had missed the cut in each of his first 20 pro tournaments, an odyssey that may seem like a footnote to you in light of the remarkable success that is Rose’s career right now.
Luke Donald answers back just one week after Rory McIlroy became the number one ranked professional golfer in the world. After winning the Transitions Championship on the first hole of a four-way playoff, Donald regains number one status.
Luke Donald, who won the NCAA Individual Championship at Hazeltine in 1999, takes Jeff Rude on a brief tour of the 10th hole.
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