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Congrats, Luke. Classy guy, classic swing. @Luke_Donald defeats Lee Westwood to be the new World #1

Donald tops Westwood in BMW PGA playoff By Associated Press Posted: May 29, 2011 VIRGINIA WATER, England – Luke Donald secured the world No. 1 ranking by winning the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday, beating Lee Westwood in a playoff in what was a duel for the top spot between the two Englishmen. On the first playoff hole, Donald landed his approach onto the No. 18 green to within a few feet, while Westwood sent his shot into the adjacent water hazard to decide the tournament at Wentworth. It is only the second stroke-play title in the past five years for Donald, who joins Westwood and Nick Faldo as the only Englishmen to hold the top spot since the rankings were introduced in 1986. Donald will replace Westwood when the new rankings are released on Monday. “Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it,” said Donald, last year’s runner-up. “It’s an amazing accomplishment. It’s something I ...

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