Donald closes in on No. 1 with Heritage lead
Luke Donald moved a step closer to golf’s No. 1 ranking Friday,
shooting a 65 and grabbing a one-stroke lead halfway through The
Donald is the world’s third-ranked golfer behind top-rated
Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood. However, Donald would jump to the
top with a win at Harbour Town Golf Links, no matter how Westwood
fares this weekend at the Indonesian Masters.
Kaymer is not playing this week.
Donald, 33, hasn’t let talk of No. 1 distract him through two
rounds, finishing at 10-under 132 for a one-shot lead over
first-round leader Garrett Willis.
Masters runner-up Jason Day, defending champion Jim Furyk,
Camilo Villegas and Chad Campbell were another stroke behind at 8
Donald was the highest ranked of seven golfers in the world’s
top 20 competing here. He finished second at Harbour Town two years
ago and third last April.