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Howard Clark (golfer)

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Full name  Howard K. Clark
Masters Tournament  T37: 1987
Height  1.85 m
European tour  11
Other  2
Role  Golfer
Former tours  PGA European Tour

Residence  Knaresborough, England
Name  Howard Clark
Turned professional  1973
Nationality  England
U.S. Open  CUT: 1992
Weight  84 kg
Professional wins  13
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Born  26 August 1954 (age 61) Leeds, England (1954-08-26)

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Howard K. Clark (born 26 August 1954) is an English professional golfer who played on the European Tour for many years and had his most successful period in the mid-1980s.

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Howard Clark (golfer) Howard CLARK Biography of his golfing career England

Clark was born in Leeds, England. He learned the game from his father, who was a scratch amateur. He won the 1971 Boys Amateur Championship and played for Great Britain & Ireland in the 1973 Walker Cup. He turned professional that year and joined the European Tour in 1974. His first professional tournament win came in the 1976 TPD Under-25s Championship and his first win on the European Tour was two years later at the 1978 Portuguese Open. Clark's final tally of European Tour wins was eleven, including pairs of wins in four consecutive seasons from 1984 to 1987. He also won the individual title at the World Cup of Golf in 1985. His best placing on the Order of Merit was third, which he achieved in both 1984 and 1986. His form fell away in the early 1990s, but revived for a time in the middle of that decade, and he made the top twenty of on the Order of Merit in 1994 and 1995. His last season on the tour was 1999 and he subsequently worked as an on course commentator for BBC Sport before moving to Sky Sports.

Clark played in the Ryder Cup six times and was on three winning European teams and also the 1989 team which tied the match and retained the Cup.

Amateur wins

  • 1971 Boys Amateur Championship
  • European Tour wins (11)

    European Tour playoff record (1–1)

    Other wins (2)

  • 1976 TPD Under-25s Championship
  • 1985 World Cup (individual title)
  • Results in major championships

    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

    Summary

  • Most consecutive cuts made – 4 (1987 Masters – 1989 Open Championship)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1
  • Team appearances

    Amateur

  • Walker Cup (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 1973
  • Professional

  • Ryder Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland/Europe): 1977, 1981, 1985 (winners), 1987 (winners), 1989, 1995 (winners)
  • Hennessy Cognac Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1978 (winners), (representing England) 1984 (winners)
  • World Cup (representing England): 1978, 1984, 1985 (individual winner), 1987
  • Dunhill Cup (representing England): 1985, 1986, 1987 (winners), 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995
  • Nissan Cup (representing Europe): 1985, 1986
  • References

    Howard Clark (golfer) Wikipedia


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