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Omega Dubai Desert Classic
5 February 2016

Darren played in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, where he shot rounds of 71 and 73 to be level par after the opening two rounds, missing the halfway cut which fell at one under. Darren takes a week off before playing in the Maybank Championship Malaysia at Royal Selangor Golf Cl...

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SMBC Singapore Open
30 January 2016

This week Darren played in the SMBC Singapore Open at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore where he shot rounds of 74 and 72, missing the halfway cut which fell at one over par. Darren now travels to Dubai for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic which begins on Thursday....

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Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
24 January 2016

Darren played in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates, where he finished in a tie for 61st. His rounds of 73 70 72 and 72 left him on one under par. America's Rickie Fowler won the event finishing on sixteen under par. Darren heads to Singapore to play in the SM...

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Europe win Eurasia Cup 18.5 - 5.5
17 January 2016

Darren's European Team have won the Eurasia Cup in fine style with a 18.5 - 5.5 victory over Asia at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club in Kuala Lumpur. Clarke said "The team have played fantastic this week. I've thrown a couple of my ideas at them and aside from that, the team bonding that they have had has be...

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Eurasia Cup Saturday Foursome Result
15 January 2016

Darren's European team currently lead the Eurasia Cup by 9 - 3 after the Fourballs and Foursomes taking a commanding lead into the Saturday Singles. 09.35 Ian Poulter and Danny Willett v. Byeong Hun An and Thongchai Jaidee - Europe 3 & 2 09.50 Bernd Wiesberger and Ross R...

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Eurasia Cup Friday Fourball Result
14 January 2016

Following the Eurasia Cup Friday Fourballs Europe lead 4 1/2 to 1 1/2 08.35 Ian Poulter and Bernd Weisberger v. Anirban Lahiri and Jeung Hun Wang - Europe 4 & 3  08.50 Danny Willett and Matt Fitzpartrick v. Byeong Hun An and Thongchai Jaidee - Asia 3 &a...

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Eurasia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM
12 January 2016

This week Darren captains the European Team facing Jeev Milkha Singh's Asian Team in the Eurasia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM being played at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Darren's team is Ross Fisher, Victor Dubuisson, Kristoffer Broberg, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andy Sullivan, Dann...

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Darren Picks Westwood and Poulter
7 December 2015

Darren has named Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter as his Captain’s picks for the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM, which returns to Glenmarie Golf and Country Club from January 15-17, 2016....

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Thailand Golf Championship
6 December 2015

Darren played in the 5th edition of the Thailand Golf Championship at Amata Spring Country Club in Chonburi, Thailand, where he finished in a tie for 30th. The European Ryder Cup team captain shot rounds of 69 71 69 and 75 to finish on four under par. Welshman Jamie Donaldson took the title on twenty one under pa...

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Ho Tram Open
4 December 2015

Darren played in the inaugural Ho Tram Open played at The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip in Phuoc Thuan where he shot rounds of 73 and 78, missing the halfway cut which fell at one over par. Darren joined a star studded field which included Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Geoff Ogilvy and Y E Yang....

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Emirates Australian Open
29 November 2015

Darren played in the Emirates Australian Open at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, where he finished in a tie for 30th. He shot rounds of 75 67 70 and 76 to finish on four over par. The tournament was won by Australia's Matt Jones who finished on eight under par, claiming the title by a shot from Ada...

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Eurasia Cup Qualifiers Announced
24 November 2015

European captain Darren Clarke today unveiled his ten automatic qualifiers to take on Asia in the second edition of the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM, with Race to Dubai runner up Dan...

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EurAsia Cup
6 November 2015

Darren is in Kuala Lumpur where he has been planning his strategy to take Team Europe to victory against Team Asia at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club between 15th and 17th January for the second edition of the EurAsia Cup.  The result in last year's event was a 10 - 10 draw so Captain Clarke is looking to g...

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Ras Al Khaimah Classic
1 November 2015

Darren played in the Ras Al Khaimah Classic, an event on the Mena Golf Tour of which Darren is patron, at the Tower Links Golf Club where he finished in a tie for 2nd. Darren shot rounds of 71 66 and 71 to complete the three round event on eight under par. South Africa's Thriston Lawrence won the title on twelve under p...

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Turkish Airlines Open
31 October 2015

Darren played in the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey, which was the first event in The Final Series of the 2015 European Tour schedule. Darren shot rounds of 75 71 76 80 to finish 75th. Victor Dubuisson won the title on twenty two under par....

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Royal Portrush To Host 2019 Open Championship
20 October 2015

Darren was present today when the R&A announced that The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s oldest Championship after nearly 70 years....

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Portugal Masters
16 October 2015

Darren played in the Portugal Masters at Oceanico Victoria Golf Club in Vilamoura in sunny Portugal, where he shot rounds of 71 and 75, missing the halfway cut which fell at one under par. He now takes a short break before heading to Turkey for the Turkish Airlines Open which begins on 27th October.  ...

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British Masters supported by Sky Sports
11 October 2015

Darren played in the British Masters supported by Sky Sports this week over the Marquess Course at Woburn Golf Club near Milton Keynes. Darren shot rounds of 74 and 72, four over par, missing the halfway cut which fell at level par. ISM stablemate, Matt Fitzpatrick won the event on fifteen under par to secure his...

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Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
4 October 2015

This week Darren played in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. The event is contested over three courses, St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns with the final round at St Andrews. There is also an amateur event running alongside whereby each professional has an amateur partner for the first three days...

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Ryder Cup Insights from the Captains
29 September 2015

With a year to go until The 2016 Ryder Cup begins at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota, Captains Darren Clarke and Davis Love III gave some intriguing insights into golf’s great team event. Speaking at a conference at the end of two days of Year to Go celebrations, which included a welcome to Minnes...

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Darren to Captain Europe in 2016 Eurasia Cup
28 September 2015

Darren Clarke and Jeev Milkha Singh will respectively captain Europe and Asia at the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from January 15-17, 2016. ...

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72 Italian Open presented by Damiani
15 September 2015

Darren played in the 72 Open D'Italia presented by Damiani at Golf Club Milano in Parco Reale di Monza, where he was forced to withdraw after the third round with a wrist injury. He takes a week off before playing in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland beginning on Thursday 1st ...

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KLM Open
12 September 2015

Darren played in the KLM Open at Kennemer Golf and Country Club in Zandvoort, The Netherlands, where two rounds of 71 put him on two over par, missing the halfway cut which fell at three under par. Darren moves on to Milan where he plays in the 72 Open D'talia Presented by Damiani which begins on Thursday at Gol...

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Vietnam Debut for Darren
26 August 2015

Darren announced on Tuesday that he will play in the inaugural Ho Tram Open, a $1.5 million Asian Tour event scheduled to be held at the Bluffs Ho Tram Strip here between December 3-6. Clarke, who has won 22 tournaments worldwide and participated in seven Ryder Cups, cited the increasing popularity of golf in Vie...

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Made In Denmark
23 August 2015

Darren played in the Made In Denmark tournament at the Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort at Farso in Denmark where he finished in a tie for 44th. He shot rounds of 69 70 68 and 74 to finish on three under par. England's Dave Horsey was victorious finishing on thirteen under par having led from day one. Darren ...

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USPGA Championship
13 August 2015

Following his annual family holiday Darren played in the final major of the year, the USPGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin, where he missed the halfway cut. Darren gave a pre-tournament press conference on Thursday and you can read the transcript below: August 11, 2015 ...

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144th Open Championship
21 July 2015

Darren played in the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, where he shot rounds of 73 and 73, two over par, after being caught up in the weather delay on Saturday. Darren misses out on the final two days with the cut falling at level par and the event will have a Monday finish after losing most of Satu...

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Alstom Open de France
3 July 2015

Darren played in the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National on the outskirts of Paris where he shot rounds of 75 and 79, missing the halfway cut which fell at four over par. Darren takes a week off before heading to St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, for the 144th Open Championship,...

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BMW International Open
28 June 2015

Darren played in the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried in Munich, Germany, where he enjoyed a solid week and finished in a tie for 20th. He shot rounds of 70 71 69 and 69 to finish on nine under for the tournament which was won by Spain's Pablo Larrazabal on seventeen under par. ...

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US Open
18 June 2015

Darren played in the second major of the year, the US Open Championship at Chambers Bay in Washington, USA, where he endured a tough couple of days and missed the halfway cut which fell at six over par. Prior to the event Darren spoke to the BBC and said "Because we haven't been here before, all the guys a...

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Home for the Irish Open
31 May 2015

Darren played in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the stunning Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, where he finished in a tie for 28th. In brutal weather conditions Darren shot 75 72 72 and 71 to finish on six over par. Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen won the event on two...

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BMW PGA Championship
24 May 2015

Darren played in the BMW PGA Championship, the flagship event of the European Tour, at the Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, Surrey, where he finished in a tie for 38th In the opening two rounds he shot 74 and 71 to make the cut on the mark at one over par. On Saturday he shot 75 and saved the best for the final ...

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Grudge Match At The Grove
14 May 2015

Ryder Cup Captain Darren and former world number one Lee Westwood go head to head in the biggest grudge match of the year. ...

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The Players Championship
7 May 2015

Darren has been forced to retire midway through his first round at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Unfortunately he has hurt his wrist during the pre-round warm up on the range and after 11 holes came off the course. Darren said: "I tried to play because ...

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Icons Cup
26 April 2015

Darren captained Team Rest of the World against Team USA led by Fred Couples in the Icons Cup at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club where Darren's team were defeated 16.5 to 10.5 Darren's team consisted of Kapil Dev, Luis Figo, Robbie Fowler, George Gregan, Brian Lara, Brian O'Driscoll, Kenny D...

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Masters Tournament
11 April 2015

Darren played in the Masters Tournament at the magnificent Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. This is Darren's 13th Masters where has finished in the top 30 six times having his best ever finish of 8th in 1998. The European Ryder Cup Captain shot rounds of 74 71 72 77 and finished in a ti...

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The Highest Honour
23 March 2015

A month after his official appointment of European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke met the media at Heathrow Airport today and revealed he was still on cloud nine after receiving what he described as the “highest honour” from The European Tour. “The highest honour the European Tour can bestow on...

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Tshwane Open
15 March 2015

Darren played his final tournament of three in South Africa when he teed it up in the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club in Waterkloof, where he had a good week and finished in a tie for 15th. He shot rounds of 71 67 68 and 69 to finish the tournament on five under par.  ISM stablemate and local favo...

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Africa Open
2 March 2015

Darren plays in the Africa Open at East London Golf Club in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. This is Darren's first appearance at East London since 2011 when he finished 26th over this demanding tight treelined course. Darren shot rounds of 72 68 72 and 76 to finish in a tie for 67th. South Africa'...

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Joburg Open
23 February 2015

Darren played in the Joburg Open in South Africa over the East and West courses at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. The first two rounds of the event were played on the East and West course with the final two round over the East course. Darren has been overwhelmed by all t...

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Reaction To Ryder Cup Captaincy
19 February 2015

Read some of the reaction that has been flooding in to Darren's appointment as Ryder Cup captain. ...

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Darren Appointed Ryder Cup Captain
18 February 2015

Darren has been named as Europe’s captain for the Ryder Cup in 2016 at Hazeltine. The Northern Irishman, 46, played in five Ryder Cups as a player, finishing on the winning side on four occasions, and was vice-captain in the victories in 2010 and 2012. Darren has become one of the Ryder Cup’s ...

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Dimension Data Pro-Am
17 February 2015

Darren plays in the Dimension Data Pro-Am at the stunning Fancourt Golf Estate in George, South Africa. The event is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the Southern African Sunshine Tour. It will be a very special week for Darren as there is a Professional Competition and a Pro-Am Betterball competit...

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Darren named as Icons Cup Captain
4 February 2015

The Icons Cup – a first-of-its-kind, two-day, team competition featuring iconic global sports stars – announces major champions Darren Clarke and Fred Couples will serve as captains for the inaugural event, April 22-24 at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Earth Course. Darren has tallied 22 profession...

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Omega Dubai Desert Classic
27 January 2015

Darren played in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai where he shot rounds of 73 and 71 to finish level par for the opening two rounds. This missed the halfway cut which fell at two under par. Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the event on twenty two under par. Dar...

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Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
16 January 2015

Darren played in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship where he shot rounds of 72 and 71 to be one under par for first two days, missing the cut by one shot which fell at two under par. Darren now takes a week off before playing in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic which begins on 29th January....

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