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#Darren Clarke

# darren-clarke - Yesterday’s News


# darren-clarke - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'If I don’t give it my all I’ll be disappointed in myself... I would feel as if I'd let the team down'

Darren Clarke admits that his role as Ryder Cup captain has been giving him sleepless nights.

# darren-clarke - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Darren Clarke says Knox omission his toughest Ryder Cup call, refuses to rule out using Jurgen Klopp

The Dungannon man raised some eyebrows with his wildcard selection for the 41st edition of the Ryder Cup.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Clarke's Ryder Cup picks, Dundalk star in Ireland squad and all today's sport Tuesday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: Clarke's Ryder Cup picks, Dundalk star in Ireland squad and all today's sport

Plus, sailing hero Annalise Murphy has had an airplane named after her.

Lowry misses out as Darren Clarke reveals his captain's picks for Ryder Cup

Westwood, Kaymer and Pieters make up Europe’s 12-man team.

# darren-clarke - Monday 29 August, 2016

Betting suspended as Luke Donald heavily backed to be one of Clarke's captain's picks

The former world number one is fancied to be named alongside Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer tomorrow.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Lowry's Ryder Cup hopes slipping away after disappointing start in Denmark

Graeme McDowell is also off the pace at The Barclays as both men chase one of Darren Clarke’s wildcard picks.

# darren-clarke - Friday 27 May, 2016

Darren Clarke names Pádraig Harrington as Ryder Cup vice-captain for Hazeltine

Paul Lawrie and Thomas Bjorn also announced as assistants.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Darren Clarke wants 'livewire' Jurgen Klopp to help Europe's Ryder Cup defence

The European captain also hopes Kenny Dalglish and Sir Alex Ferguson will speak to his team in the build-up.

# darren-clarke - Friday 8 April, 2016

McIlroy's monster putt from 39 feet puts him back in contention as Spieth's lead disintegrates

He’s one shot off the lead heading into the weekend as Shane Lowry endured a mixed second round.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Hat-trick chasing McIlroy kicks off with promising start in Dubai

World number two sits two shots off the pace despite shaky start.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Lowry makes the cut as captain Clarke gets set for Ryder Cup trial run

The second ever EurAsia Cup will take place in January.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Spieth in sensational form, McIlroy leading the early Irish challenge at the Masters

The 21-year-old heads up at the leaderboard at Augusta.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Could Darren Clarke be lining-up Steven Gerrard as motivational speaker for Ryder Cup?

The 2016 captain’s term officially began yesterday.

# darren-clarke - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Darren Clarke will captain Europe at the 2016 Ryder Cup

Clarke “extremely proud” to be asked to lead Europe’s bid for a fourth straight win in the match.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Clarke ‘the perfect man’ for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# darren-clarke - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Harrington to tee-off with Tiger and Phil at the US PGA Championship

All three are former winners of the Wanamaker Trophy.

# darren-clarke - Monday 21 July, 2014

# darren-clarke - Saturday 19 July, 2014

5 interesting stats as round 3 of the Open Championship gets underway

In the competition’s history, the second round leader has held on to win 45 times.

# darren-clarke - Friday 11 July, 2014

McIlroy implodes at Scottish Open to plummet down leaderboard

The Holywood native dropped five shots on his way back to the clubhouse.

# darren-clarke - Friday 13 June, 2014

Kaymer a staggering six shots clear at US Open after second 65

The German is serenity personified at Pinehurst Vilage as he hunts down his second Major.

# darren-clarke - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Padraig Harrington back on form but ‘distraught with putting’

The Irish golfer had his best finish in over a year but feels he left a lot of shots out on the Durban Country Club course.

# darren-clarke - Friday 10 January, 2014

Darren Clarke shapes up as Dutch golfer drops 250-yard albatross Joost Do It This post contains videos

Darren Clarke shapes up as Dutch golfer drops 250-yard albatross

Joost Luiten managed the 560-yard par-five 10th in two measly shots.

# darren-clarke - Saturday 21 December, 2013

9 of Tyrone’s best sporting moments in 2013

Sean Cavanagh, Darren Clarke and Damian Casey all feature as we review The Red Hand County’s 2013.

# darren-clarke - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Win is around the corner says Lowry after late bogeys cost Dunhill glory

A superb eagle on 10 gave the Offaly native hope of claiming the €580,000 winners’ cheque.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Clarke opts to rejoin the US PGA Tour

The 2011 Open Champion will make use of his exemption again for the upcoming season.

# darren-clarke - Friday 19 July, 2013

21 signs you’re a sports fan from Tyrone Red Hands This post contains videos

21 signs you’re a sports fan from Tyrone

Peter The Great, Dennis Taylor’s glasses, Kelly’s Inn and More Power to Your Elbow.

Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open

2011 champion Darren Clarke is once again carrying Ireland’s hopes as Rory McIlroy slumped to 12 over par.

Quadruple bogey halts Clarke charge at The Open but Westwood birdies it up

Tiger Woods and Graeme McDowell set off just before 10am in pursuit of tournament leader Zach Johnson.

Watch in horror as Darren Clarke spends more time in the sand than David Hasselhoff*

*Lame joke courtesy of golfing legend Shooter McGavin.

# darren-clarke - Friday 12 July, 2013

Els, Clarke, Harrington miss Scottish Open cut

Four former British Open champions in total have prematurely exited the competition.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Watch some of the top golf stars at the Irish Open try to chip in blindfolded Irish Open This post contains videos

Watch some of the top golf stars at the Irish Open try to chip in blindfolded

Or make an idiot of themselves, to quote Darren Clarke.

Expert* guide to the 2013 Irish Open course at Carton House

*Tips from a guy about the three holes he actually recorded pars on.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 30 May, 2013

‘Difficult’ to get Irish Open back if it disappears from Euro Tour schedule

The presence of the world number two, Rory McIlroy, and Irish major winners has boosted the tournament’s profile.

# darren-clarke - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Khan can’t as Manassero wins PGA and makes Rory ‘feel like an old man’

A dramatic play-off ensued after three golfers finished on -10 at Wentworth.

# darren-clarke - Friday 24 May, 2013

Lowry flies the flag as McIlroy and McDowell miss PGA cut

Darren Clarke and Ryder Cup captain are sticking around the the weekend’s fun.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 23 May, 2013

McIlroy, McDowell and Clarke labour at PGA as Lowry leads Irish challenge

Four bogeys on the back nine blighted the world number two’s opening round.

# darren-clarke - Monday 8 April, 2013

Holiday injury forces Darren Clarke out of the Masters

Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke has withdrawn from the Masters after he injured himself while in the Bahamas.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Lowry, Harrington in the hunt in Durban

Thongchai Jaidee leads the Volvo Golf Champions in Durban on seven-under-par.

# darren-clarke - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Turkey shoot: the 6 biggest flops of 2012

Gobble, gobble — here’s half a dozen teams and sports stars who can chalk 2012 down to experience.

# darren-clarke - Friday 28 December, 2012

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012 Game On This post contains videos

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012

Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.

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