Born:Aug 26, 1954 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Original/Home Club:Leeds, W Yorks.
Occupation:Professional golfer; TV commentator
Played as the inaugural English Open (Sept 29-Oct 2). Second-placed Peter Baker (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Howard Clark (Eng), who recorded the last of his 11 European Tour wins. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the PLM Open (Aug 6-9). Second-placed Ossie Moore (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Clark (Eng), who recorded his tenth European Tour win. [Ljunghusens GC, Höllviken, nr Malmo, Sweden].
Played as the Moroccan Open (March 19-22; Eurpn Tr season opener; next played in 1992). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Clark (Eng). [Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
Played as the Cepsa Madrid Open. Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Clark (Eng). [Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].
Played as the Peugeot Spanish Open (May 15-18). Second-placed Ian Baker-Finch (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Clark (Eng), who eagled the final hole to claim victory. [No.1 course, Golf La Moraleja, Alcobendas, nr Madrid; now called Real (Royal) La Moraleja].
Played as the World Cup of Golf (individual low score) (Nov 21-24). Second-placed Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire) finished 5 shots behind Clark (Eng), who won the International Trophy for best individual score in the World Cup of Golf. Team winners of the Cup: Dan Halldorson & Dave Barr (Can). [Mountain course, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the Glasgow Open (Aug 8-11). Clark (Eng) beat Sandy Lyle (Scot) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Haggs Castle GC, Glasgow, Scotland].
Played as the Jersey Open (June 13-16). Second-placed Warren Humphreys (Eng), Philip Parkin (Wales) and Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Clark (Eng), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. [La Moye GC, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands].
Played as the Cepsa Madrid Open. Second-placed Jose Maria Canizares (Esp) finished 3 shots behind Clark (Eng). [Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Gordon J. Brand (Eng) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Clark (Eng). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
Played as the Madrid Open. Second-placed Jose Maria Canizares (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Clark (Eng). Finishing 1 shot further back in third place was Seve Ballesteros (Esp). [Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].
Played as the Portuguese Open. Second-placed Brian Barnes (Scot) and Simon Hobday (RSA) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Clark (Eng). [Penina Resort, Portimao, Algarve, Portugal].
Played as the Boys Amateur Championship. Clark (Eng) beat Garry Harvey (Scot) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final match. [Kilmarnock (Barassie) GC, Troon, Ayrshire].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
Nicklaus Design to create new course for Qiddiya development in Saudi Arabia
Layout is first of two planned for country club within residential community.
Chart Hills Golf Club: On Christmas Eve 2019, the course became part of the Ramac Group also the proprietors of the famous Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich on the Kent coast. Read more ...
Oú sont les femmes? Why there are so few women in golf course architecture.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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