LUKE DONALD READIES FOR PLAYOFFS, RETURN TO CONWAY ?

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The Gog Blog by Rory Spears, Editor and Director of Content. Follow Rory on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter @GogBlogGuy. On the 18th hole at Conway Farms site of the BMW Championship in September.

Editors Note:

The below interview with Luke Donald was done right after the completion of the final round at the PGA Championship at the Whistling Straits golf course.

During the interview Donald talks about just being inside the Top 125 to qualify for the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs (which he did #119).

Where his game is at, after returning to Coach Pat Goss.

Donald is a member at Conway Farms, and was active with the recent course changes and practice areas, consulting with architect Dennis Wise, who previously worked with Tom Fazio Design when Conway Farms was built.

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Luke Donald after his final round at Conway Farms at the 2013 BMW Championship.

In 2013, Donald got off to a slow start at his home club, and put on a big rally in the final day to finish Top 10, and move into the Top 30 playoff positions, so he was able to play in the Tour Championship at East Lake the following week.

Donald is not only hoping of being in the field at Conway Farms this year, he is hoping to take home the championship trophy.

Click here to hear the interview with Luke Donald, about Conway Farms, The PGA Tour and Fed Ex Cup Playoffs and the state of his game.

Coming up this week, stay clicked in for our interview with Jim Furyk as he recounts his famous day and 59 from Round 2 of the 2013 BMW Championship at Conway Farms.

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Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both Chicagoland Golf and the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine. Rory has played over 460 courses in 37 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, in the golf industry.