McIlroy's Next Goal: 2 Money Titles

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Luke Donald won the money list on the PGA Tour and the European Tour last year, and Rory McIlroy, who will start the BMW Masters in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, wants to do the same this year.

He’s leading the money list on both tours. Winning each would be a significant accomplishment, but maybe not as impressive after one examines the tours’ schedules more closely.

So many tournaments count toward both the PGA and European tours that it’s not difficult for elite players to make up the numbers required to retain membership in each of them.

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