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Top Ten in The Senior Open presented by Rolex
28 July 2019

Darren made his first apperance in The Senior Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes this week where he finished in a tie for 10th. He shot rounds of 68 68 73 and 71, leaving him on level par for the event, which was hindered by atrocious weather over the weekend. Germany's Bernhard Langer won the tournament o...

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148th Open Championship Days One and Two
19 July 2019

Firing the first tee shot at the 148th Open Championship led to a birdie on the first hole on his home course at Royal Portrush. He covered the front nine in 34 and the back nine in 37, finishing with a level par 71. "It was more emotional than I thought it was going to be, to be honest and I didn't think ...

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148th Open Championship
17 July 2019

Darren has the honour of hitting the opening tee shot of the 148th Open Championship on his home course of Royal Portrush in Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. He will be teeing off bright and early at 06.35 local time alongside Charley Hoffman and the Amateur Championship winner, James Sugrue. 'That 3.00 am g...

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open
5 July 2019

Darren played in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch Golf Club in Co Clare in the Republic of Ireland, where he shot rounds of 71 and 76 which missed the halfway cut. This is the first event of three which he is playing in Europe, as he follows this up with the 148th Open Championship at his home course of ...

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US Senior Open Championship
29 June 2019

Darren played in the US Senior Open Championship at The Warren Golf Course, Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He shot rounds of 73 and 72 to miss the half way cut which fell at one over par. Darren returns to Ireland to play in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch which begins on Thursday. &...

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American Family Insurance Championship
23 June 2019

Darren played in the American Family Insurance Championship at University Ridge Golf Club in Madison, Wisconsin, where he finished in a tie for 46th Darren fired rounds of 73 70 and 71 to finish on two under par. Fifteen under was the winning score which saw Jerry Kelly, Steve Stricker and Retief Goosen in a...

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Top Five in Mastercard Japan Championship
9 June 2019

Darren finished in a tie for 4th in the Mastercard Japan Championship at Narita Golf Club - Accordia Golf in Chiba, Japan, where Scott McCarron took the title on thirteen under par. Darren shot rounds of 68 70 and 69 to finish the tournament on eight under par and showed some great form on the greens. ...

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Principal Charity Classic
3 June 2019

Darren played in the Principal Charity Classic at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa, where he finished in a tie for 28th. He shot rounds of 67 70 and 73 to finish on six under par. Kevin Sutherland took the title following a sudden-death play-off against Scott Parel after both players finished on seventeen under p...

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Darren Receives Walter Hagen Ambassador of the Game Award
27 May 2019

Darren was delighted to receive the Walter Hagen Ambassador of the Game Award yesterday presented by The Country Club of Rochester, the venue for this weeks PGA Senior Championship. ...

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KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
26 May 2019

Darren finished in a tie for 35th in the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship on the East Course at Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York. He shot rounds of 68 74 74 75, eleven over par. Ken Tanigawa won the championship on three under par. Only three players finished under par in the event showing t...

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Regions Tradition
13 May 2019

Darren played in the Regions Tradition at Greystone Golf Club in Birmingham, Alabama, where he finished in a tie for 27th following rounds of 72 71 71 and 70, four under par. Steve Stricker won the event on eighteen under par. Darren's next event is the Kitchenaid Senior PGA which begins on 23rd May....

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Insperity Invitational
6 May 2019

Darren played in the Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club in Grogans Mill, Texas, where he finished in a tie for 37th following rounds of 70 73 and 71, two under par. Scott McCarron won the title finishing on seventeen under par. Darren travels to Birmingham, Alabama, for the Regions Tradition whi...

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Mitsubishi Electric Classic
22 April 2019

Darren played in the Mitsubishi Electric Classic at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Georgia, where he finished in a tie for 57th, after rounds of 74 74 and 78. Scott McCarron took the title finishing on seven under par. Darren's next event is the Insperity Invitational which begins on Friday 3rd May at The Wood...

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Senior Open Debut for Darren
8 April 2019

Darren will be making his Senior Open debut in late July at Royal Lytham & St Annes in Lancashire. The event begins on Thursday 25th July on the course where Darren was tied 3rd in 2001 in the Open Championship. "I'm looking forward to getting back to Royal Lytham. It's a very fair golf course and ...

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Rapiscan Systems Classic
1 April 2019

Darren played in the Rapiscan Systems Classic at Fallen Oak Golf Club in Biloxi, Mississippi, and shot rounds of 72 74 and 75 and finished in a share of 51st. Kevin Sutherland won the event beating Scott Parel on the 7th play-off hole after both players finished on seven under par in regulation play. His next eve...

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Hoag Classic
11 March 2019

Darren played in the Hoag Classic at Newport Beach Country Club, Newport, California, where he finished in a tie for 47th. He shot rounds of 75 72 and finally a 66 to finish on level par. Amerca's Kirk Triplett won the event on ten under par following a play-off against Woody Austin. Darren's next event...

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Hoag Classic's 'Breakfast with a Champion'
7 March 2019

Great interview in the Daily Pilot of the Los Angeles Times, Darren talks with Hank Adler and editorial by Andrew Turner ...

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Super Second at Cologuard Classic
4 March 2019

Darren played in the Cologuard Classic on The Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National in Tucson, Arizona, where he finished in a tie for second on thirteen under par. Darren shot 70 68 and 68 to notch up his best finish to date on the Champions Tour which takes him to 10th on the Schwab Cup list. Mark O'Mea...

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Chubb Classic
18 February 2019

Darren played in the Chubb Classic this week on The Classics course at Lely Resort in Naples, Florida, where he finished in a tie for 16th. Darren fired rounds of 68 69 and 67 to finish on nine under par. Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez took the title following a three way play off with Olin Browne and Bernhar...

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Top Ten in Oasis Championship
11 February 2019

Darren played in the Oasis Championship on the Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton, Florida, where he finished in a tie for 10th on nine under par. He shot rounds of 67, 75 and finally a flawless 65 on Sunday afternoon to climb up the leaderboard and record his best finish on the Champions Tour. Germ...

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Darren teams up with Elegant Golf Resorts
17 January 2019

Luxury golf specialist Elegant Golf Resorts is delighted to announce a new and exclusive partnership with golfing lege...

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PNC Father Son Challenge
17 December 2018

Darren played in the Father Son Challenge with eldest son Tyrone, as his partner and they finished in a tie for 15th on thirteen under par. Tyrone is currently studying at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The event at The Ritz Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, was won by Davis Love III and his so...

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Interview with National Club Golfer
29 November 2018

Darren met with Mark Townsend from National Club Golfer and gave him a fantastic insight into his Open Championship victory and other interesting facts. Click here to read the article.  ...

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Darren Joins Loch Lomond Whiskies
31 October 2018

Loch Lomond Whiskies, The Official Spirit of The Open, has agreed a high-profile partnership with 2011 Open Champion, Darren Clarke, to promote the brand’s range of award-winning single malts across the world. Ahead of the 148th Open, when the world’s original Major returns to Northern Ireland next ye...

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SAS Championship
14 October 2018

Darren played in the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina, where he finished in a tie for 52nd after firing rounds of 76 72 and 71 to finish on three over par. Germany's Bernhard Langer won the championship on twenty under par.  ...

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Pure Insurance Championship
30 September 2018

Darren played in the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links at Monterey Peninsula, California, where he shot rounds of 71 and 79 to miss the cut which fell at four over par. Darren has a break before he plays in the SAS Championhip in North Carolina beginning on 12th October.   ...

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Sanford International
24 September 2018

Darren played in the Sanford International at Minnehaha Golf Club in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he shot rounds of 72 75 and 72 to finish on nine over par and in a tie for 70th. Steve Stricker won the event on thirteen under par. Darren heads to Pebble Beat for the Pure Insurance Championship which begins on...

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The Ally Challenge
17 September 2018

Darren played in The Ally Challenge at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan where he finished in a tie for 46th. He shot rounds of 71 72 and 71 to finish two under par.  England's Paul Broadhurst won the event on fifteen under par. Darren now heads to Sioux Falls in South Dakota for ...

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Shaw Charity Classic
3 September 2018

Darren played in the Shaw Charity Classic at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club in Calgary, where he finished in a tie for 28th. He shot rounds of 70 66 and 71 to close the tournament on three under par. America's Scott McCarron took the title on fifteen under par. Darren's next event is The Ally...

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Boeing Classic
27 August 2018

Darren, who turned 50 on the 14th August, began a new chapter in his career this week when he played in the Boeing Classic at Snoqualmie Ridge, Washington, on the PGA Tour Champions in the USA. Darren shot rounds of 68 76 and 66 and finished in a tie for 24th on six under par. The winner was Scott Parel on e...

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147th Open Championship
22 July 2018

Darren played in the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland, where he missed the halfway cut which fell at three over par. Italy's Francesco Molinari won the Open Championship, his first major title, with a score of eight under par. Darren reaches his 50th birthday in August and his next event will be...

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The Darren Clarke Foundation

I launched the Foundation in 2002 with a view to giving something back to the game which has been so good to me...

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Course Design

Course design is a great passion of mine and I am proud to be involved in some truly amazing projects. I hope I can leave my mark.

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23rd - 25th August 2019
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30th August - 1st September 2019
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