Name:Timothy Henry "Tim" Clark
Born:Dec 17, 1975 in Durban, S Africa.
Presidents Cup player (2003, '05). European and African Tour winner.
During his time at North Carolina State University, Clark won the prestigious US Amateur Public Links title in 1997. A year later it was won by fellow South African Trevor Immelman.
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 24-27). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Clark (RSA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, L'Île-Bizard, Montreal].
Played as The Players Championship (May 6-9). Second-placed Robert Allenby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Clark (RSA), who was playing in his 206th start on the Tour. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
Played as the Australian Open (Dec 11-14; Aus Tr event). Clark (RSA) beat Mathew Goggin (Aus) at the first playoff hole. [Royal Sydney GC, Rose Bay, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the Barclays Scottish Open (July 7-10). Second-placed Maarten Lafeber (Nld) and Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 2 shots behind Clark (RSA), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Loch Lomond GC, Luss, Dunbartonshire].
Played as Bell's South African Open (Jan 10-13; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Steve Webster (Eng) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Clark (RSA). [Durban CC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa].
2001/02 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won by Clark (RSA) with season earnings of R1,669,900. Justin Rose (Eng) was second with R1,476.006; Retief Goosen (RSA) was third with R1,364,977.
Played as the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Clark (RSA) beat Ryuji Imada (Jpn) 7 and 6 in the final. [Kearney Hill Links, Lexington, Kentucky].
PGA Championship: the first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
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