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Darren Clarke Getting His OBE At Buckingham Palace Pic Of The Day
Rumours that Queen Elizabeth asked for advice on her short game could not be confirmed.

Pic: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

DARREN CLARKE HAS collected his OBE from Queen Elizebeth II at Buckingham Palace today.

The Northern Ireland golfer was named in the new year’s honours after this success at the Open last year.

The 44-year-old helped Europe to a famous, comeback victory against the USA in Chicago in September as vice-captain.

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