30 May '11, 4pm

In a thrilling heavyweight bout, Donald KO'd Westwood to take over No. 1: In a thrilling heavyweight bout, Luke

WENTWORTH, England — It was the perfect scenario: a playoff between the two best players in the world. At stake: world No. 1 status, the BMW PGA Championship title and $1 million. To Lee Westwood, the water at 18. To Luke Donald, the spoils. Sport at its finest. Fabulous drama. "Being No. 1 feels fantastic," Donald said after being soaked in champagne by old friends. He wrapped a thick white towel around his shoulders like a boxer after a heavyweight bout, which, in golfing terms, is what he had just endured. "I've been runner-up a few times in my career, but to come through in these circumstances in one of the biggest tournaments in the world, going head-to-head with Lee for the No. 1 ranking was pretty special," Donald said. "Not sure that will happen again. Unique history has been made. It will be great to tell the grandchildren one day that I was the best player in the...

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