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Mr.Angry
15 Jun 12 19:59
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hits it short and wonky.

Brilliant.
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Report rustyboy June 15, 2012 9:04 PM BST
still world number 1... cant argue with the stats
Report Mr Eboue June 15, 2012 9:07 PM BST
World number one means absolutely nothing.

Majors are what counts.

Do you think Donald would be happy if he spent the next decade at number one but didn't win a major?
Report rustyboy June 15, 2012 9:09 PM BST
With the $$$ being there that long would bring? Probably. You'd have to extend the question and ask whether he'd swap all that money for a major. Maybe he would. I wouldn't. Majors are just another tournament.
Report mengmeng June 15, 2012 9:10 PM BST
i am from the camp that anyone can have a good week and win a major, but not everyone can be good enough to be world number 1. a lot less people have been world number 1 than have won majors
Report rustyboy June 15, 2012 9:11 PM BST
Todd Hamilton agrees with you :D
Report Mr Eboue June 15, 2012 9:12 PM BST
Tiger said a decade ago '' Majors are how we keep score ''.

Does Woosnam look back on being number one for a few months?

Or his US masters win?

Majors are surely what its all about.
Report rustyboy June 15, 2012 9:16 PM BST
I think that's a fair point, but the game has changed a lot now. Each tournament involves more money than majors ever used to (probably combined) - Paul Lawrie won something like £250,000 back in 1999. That's a 3rd-4th place on a tour event these days... There's obvious prestige in the majors though.
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 15, 2012 9:18 PM BST
Donald is actually that straight. Its a bit of a myth. What he is, is superb from 100 yards in. He has the best short game
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 15, 2012 9:18 PM BST
rusty the huge increases in prize money are down to one man.
Report NorwichRob June 15, 2012 10:33 PM BST
The problem with Luke is the lack of muscle on a tough track....no plan B....as I'm paying to my cost.....
Report xmoneyx June 15, 2012 10:35 PM BST
masters or --the open

US an PGA  to long for him
Report Try My Best June 15, 2012 10:35 PM BST
just keep laying westwood donald and mcilroy in the majors and make a lot of money,must be the worst rankings of all time with these 3 filling the places
Report The Mod father June 16, 2012 12:59 AM BST
Everybody else just keeping it warm till the rightful man gets his position back
Report xmoneyx June 16, 2012 1:02 AM BST
hes got an M.B.E
Report aberdonia June 16, 2012 9:32 AM BST
As someone said earlier he is not straight,infact he sprays it left and right.

However his short game is the best in the world.

Majors is how we judge greatness, he was got a a big fat zero, he will retire a very rich man but in the grand scheme of things he wont be remembered as a great golfer if he wins no majors.

These are the tournaments where you have to prove if you have what it takes.
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 16, 2012 10:48 AM BST
xmoney this course isn't playing long.
Report xmoneyx June 16, 2012 11:01 AM BST
apologies---this course set up for donald then----pressure
Report the silverback June 16, 2012 11:41 AM BST
Best analogy I can think of is poker players who play predominantly cash and those who are mainly tournament players.

The best in both fields are very content but would also of course gladly take success in the other form on the (fewer) occasions they compete in them.
Report hearts1874 June 16, 2012 3:24 PM BST
p1sh anolagy IMO
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