Jamie Donaldson wiki
Jamie Donaldson who is a professional golf player was born on 19th October 1975. He is the native of Pontypridd, Wales and he plays on the European Tour. As a child, he was named as Jamie Ross Donaldson. Jamie turned professional in the year 2000. The following year, Jamie played on second tier Challenge Tour. On his way o the second place, he won BMW Russian Open as well as the Telia Grand Prix in Challenge Tout Rankings in Sweden. By the end of the season, Donaldson was inside top 100 on order of the Merit to earn the European Tour card for the year 2002.
He played on European Toru for some years and he reached at the best of 58th on final order of the Merit in 2003. In 2004, Jamie began to get the trouble of back problems. Later, he was back in Challenge Tour in 2007. He came back on European Tour in 2008 at that time also he was able to be inside top 100. Since then he has performed continuously. In both the year 2010 and 2011, Donaldson finished in top 50 of Order of the Merit.
Donaldson finished 4 strokes ahead three other players at The Irish Open at Royal Portrush and won the maiden European Toru title on 1st July of 2012. At 2012 PGA Championship, he finished at T7. He finished at rank 19th in the season on Race to Dubai. Jamie had his biggest win of his career till now at 2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. The win came only after breaking his European Tour duck with the victory in 2012 Irish Open. He has good statistics.
With the win, Jamie became the seventh Welshman who won the multiple titles on European Tour. It helped him to move into the list of top 30 of Official World Golf Raking for first time in his career. In addition to that, Jamie is the fifth man in the history who recorded a hole-in-one on 6th hole during 2013 Masters Tournament on 11th April at the Augusta National Golf Club. Donaldson finished 2013 season with the rank 5th on Race of Dubai.
To talk about his personal life, he is married to his wife Kat who he dated for sometime . The couple has two children. They became the proud parents in the year 2012 when they had their first child Max. The following year, Jamie and Kat again became the parents of their second child named Isla. He is residing in Florida with his family. As he has maintained to keep his profile low, more details about his personal life are not found.
Apart from that, standing tall at the height of five feet and eleven inches, Donaldson is very active in Charity works. He is the avid supporter of the East Cheshire Hospice which is based in Macclesfield, England since the year 2009. Whenever he gets time and whenever it is possible, he actively get involved in the fundraising, making donation and also takes part in the charity golf days. He is also active in social networking sites. To know more about him, we can also follow him on his twitter account.