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146th Open Championship
23 July 2017

Darren played in the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, Merseyside. He shot rounds of 75 and 73 in the worst of the weather on the opening two days and missed the halfway cut which fell at five over par. Twenty three year old Jordan Spieth won the title on twelve under par, ...

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Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open
14 July 2017

Darren was forced to withdraw from the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire, due to a knee injury. Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello won the title following a play-off against England's Callum Shinkwin after both players finished regulation play on thirteen under par. He ...

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Darren Clarke Schools Golf League
8 July 2017

The pupils from St Patrick's High School Keady met Darren on Pro-Am day at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Portstewart Golf Club, where they handed over a cheque for an amazing £1,600 for Breast Cancer Now.  The Darren Clarke Schools Golf League raises money for cancer charities and a...

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation
7 July 2017

Darren played in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club in Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland where he missed the halfway cut. On Wednesday Darren played in the pre-tournament pro-am partnered by eldest son Tyrone who had brother Conor on the bag. Whilst it wasn'...

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HNA Open de France
30 June 2017

Darren played in the HNA Open de France at Le Golf National where he missed the halfway cut. England's Tommy Fleetwood won the event on twelve under par. He is back in action next week in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club in Northern Ireland.  ...

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Darren Clarke's Tavern
16 June 2017

Darren Clarke's Tavern officially opened tonight in Hilton Head, South Carolina - Darren's first venture into the bar and restaurant world.  For those of you travelling to this area for a golfing trip this has to be the place to see and be seen. Golf, great good and and Irish Pub!  The Irish i...

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BMW PGA Championship
26 May 2017

Darren played in the flagship event of the European Tour, the BMW PGA Championship at The Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, Surrey, where he shot rounds of 73 and 77 to miss the halfway cut which fell at two over par. ...

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Tshwane Open
5 March 2017

Darren played in the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club in Waterkloof, South Africa, where he shot rounds of 74 and 77, missing the halfway cut which fell at level par. South Africa's Dean Burmester won the event on eighteen under par.  ...

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Joburg Open
25 February 2017

Darren played in the Joburg Open at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club in Johannesburg, where he shot rounds of 75 and 73, missing the halfway cut which fell at four under par. Darren Fichardt won the event on fifteen under par. Darren now heads to Pretoria for the Tshwane Open which begins on Thursd...

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Omega Dubai Desert Classic
5 February 2017

Darren played in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, where he shot rounds of 75 and 72, missing the halfway cut which fell at one over par. Sergio Garcia won the tournament on nineteen under par. His next event is the Joburg Open in South Africa which begins on 23rd Februa...

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Icons of Football 2017
24 January 2017

Darren captains the Rest of the World team of iconic footballers taking on Lee Westwood’s England team in a Ryder Cup style matchplay event to be played on 23rd to 25th June over The Brabazon course at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield.  Darren’s team inclu...

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Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
22 January 2017

Darren played in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, where he shot two rounds of 75, missing the halfway cut which fell at two under par. England's Tommy Fleetwood won the event on seventeen under par. He takes a week off before playing in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic which begins on Thursd...

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BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni
14 January 2017

Darren played in the BMW South African Open hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club in Gauteng, where he shot rounds of 70 and 78, missing the halfway cut which fell at one under par. Darren now heads to the UAE where he plays in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship which begins on Thursday....

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Alfred Dunhill Championship
2 December 2016

Darren played in the Alfred Dunhill Championship at the stunning Leopard Creek Golf Club overlooking the majestic Kruger Park near Malelane in South Africa. He shot rounds of 78 and 76, missing the halfway cut which fell at one under par.  ...

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Gary Player Invitational
22 November 2016

Darren played in the Gary Player Invitational over the Lost City Course at Sun City in South Africa. This is South Africa's premiere charity golf event and this year sees the 17th edition of the event where professional golfers, businessmen and celebrities raise millions for charitable causes - so far more ...

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Venetian Macao Open
14 October 2016

Darren played in the Venetian Macao Open at Macao Golf and Country Club at Estrada de Hac Sac Coloane. He shot rounds of 74 and 73 missing the halfway cut which fell at one over par. Speaking at the pre-tournament press conference Darren said, "...

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Team USA Win 41st Ryder Cup
2 October 2016

Team USA captained by Davis Love III won the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine with by 17 - 11.  The result of the singles matches are as follows: Rory McIlroy lost to Patrick Reed 1 down Henrik Stenson beat Jordan Spieth 3 and 2 Thomas Pieters beat JB Holmes 3 and 2 Justin Rose lost to ...

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Saturday Foursomes
1 October 2016

Team Europe won the Saturday morning foursomes 2.5 - 1.5 and giving Team USA a 6.5 - 5.5 lead. Match 1 Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters beat Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson 4 and 2 Match 2 Henrik Stenson and Matt Fitzpatrick lost to Brandt Snedeker and Bro...

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Saturday Fourballs
1 October 2016

Team USA won the Saturday Fourballs 3 - 1 and lead by 9.5 to 6.5 going into the final day The Saturday Fourball match results are as follows: Match 1 Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters beat Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson 3 and 1 Match 2 Da...

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Friday Fourballs
30 September 2016

The Friday Afternoon Four-ball matches finished 3 - 1 in Team Europe's favour with the overnight score being 5 - 3 to Team USA. Match 1 Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson beat Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed 5 and 4 Match 2 Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera-...

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Friday Foursomes
29 September 2016

Day one began with four foursomes matches which the USA won 4 - 0. Match 1  Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson lost to Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed 3 and 2. Match 2 Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan lost to Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler 1 down ...

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Ryder Cup Press Conference 28th September
28 September 2016

Transcript of Darren's press conference on Thursday 28th September conducted by John Dever, that gives a great insight into the decisions to be made for the forthcoming matches which begi...

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The Ryder Cup
26 September 2016

Darren's Team Europe are now ready to take on Davis Love III's Team USA at Hazeltine, Minnesota, and the line ups are as follows:   ...

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2016 European Ryder Cup Team
30 August 2016

Darren has announced his three wild cards to finalise his European Ryder Cup team taking on the USA at Hazeltine, Minnesota in four weeks time.  They are: Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters. Clarke said: “In Lee and Martin, I've got two former World Number Ones and guys who bring a...

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Omega European Masters
28 August 2016

Darren played in the Omega European Masters at Crans-Sur-Sierre in Crans Montana where he shot rounds of 78 and 76, missing the halfway cut. Hazeltine, Minnesote is the next stop for the Team Europe Ryder Cup Captain where he will be leading his team of 12 out against the USA beginning on 30th September....

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Made in Denmark
27 August 2016

Following a family summer break Darren played in the Made in Denmark at the Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort in Farso, Denmark. He shot rounds of 76 and 71, missing the halfway cut which fell at one over par. On the 16th hole Darren was greeted by all the fans waving European flags, "The 16th hole was very ...

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Torrance Fifth Vice Captain for 2016 Ryder Cup
27 July 2016

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US PGA Championship
24 July 2016

Darren played in the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, shooting rounds of 74 and 71, missing the halfway cut which fell at two over par. His next event is the Made in Denmark which begins on 25th August at Himmerland Golf Resort and Spa in Farso, Denmark....

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145th Open Championship
17 July 2016

Darren played in the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland, where he finished in a tie for 30th. Overnight leader, Sweden's Henrik Stenson, claimed his first major title winning the Open Championship on a fantastic twenty under par, three shots clear of nearest rival Ph...

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100th Open de France
3 July 2016

Darren played in the 100th Open de France at Le Golf National on the outskirts of Paris this week, where he shot rounds of 74 and 80, missing the halfway cut which fell at three over par. The winner of the tournament was Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee on eleven under par. Our European Ryder Cup Captain take...

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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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The Darren Clarke Golf School

With a proven track record of successful past and present students, you will benefit from an amazing Irish location with stunning golfing facilities...

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