Who's who: Tim Clark

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Who's who: Tim Clark

  • Name:

    Timothy Henry "Tim" Clark
  • Country:

    South Africa
  • Born:

    Dec 17, 1975 in Durban, S Africa.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1998

Roll of Honour

Presidents Cup player (2003, '05). European and African Tour winner.

Did you know?

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.

Top tournaments won by Tim Clark

2014
America
263 (-17)
$1,026,000
RBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

$1,026,000

Title sponsor

RBC

Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 24-27). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tim Clark (RSA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, L'Île-Bizard, Montreal].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$1,710,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

2008
Aus/NZ
279 (-9)
A$315,000
x

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

A$315,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

2005
Africa
273 (-15)
€112,690
SA Airways

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€112,690

Title sponsor

SA Airways

Played as the South African Airways Open (Jan 20-23; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2005 season). Second-placed Charl Schwartzel (RSA) and Grégory Havret (Fra) finished 6 shots behind Clark (RSA). [Durban CC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa].

2005
Europe
265 (-19)
€592,388
Barclays

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

265 (-19)

Prize money

€592,388

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as the Barclays Scottish Open (July 7-10). Second-placed Maarten Lafeber (Nld) and Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 2 shots behind Tim Clark (RSA), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Loch Lomond GC, Luss, Dunbartonshire].

2002
Africa
269 (-19)
€128,053
Bell's

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

€128,053

Title sponsor

Bell's

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
Awards
R1,669,900
see Score
Sunshine Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Venue

Score

R1,669,900

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Sunshine Tr

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.

1997
Amateur
7 & 6
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Clark, Tim

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

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].

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