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#Darren Clarke

# darren-clarke - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

# darren-clarke - Monday 15 July, 2019

Clarke: 'Portrush hosting The Open is a sign of how far Northern Ireland has come'

After being awarded the honour of hitting the opening tee shot, Clarke spoke about what Royal Portrush hosting the Major means to him.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Padraig Harrington keen to captain Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup

The 46-year-old is expected to be named by current European skipper Thomas Bjorn as a vice-captain for the next edition.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Trevor Clarke's brother one of two more signings announced by Shamrock Rovers

The Hoops have secured the services of Dean Carpeneter and Darren Clarke from Leinster Senior League club Collinstown.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Shane Lowry within striking distance after impressive start at Wentworth

The Offaly man is just two shots behind the leader at the lucrative BMW PGA Championship.

# darren-clarke - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Darren Clarke amongst Major winners who fail to make SA Open cut

Rory McIlroy is among five contenders at the storm-affected tournament. .

# darren-clarke - Sunday 2 October, 2016

'I wouldn't change anything' - USA the better team, admits gracious Clarke

The European captain left Hazeltine with no regrets despite overseeing a heavy defeat to the United States.

America win Ryder Cup after amazing day at Hazeltine

Darren Clarke’s side fell short at Hazeltine.

Clarke has faith in Europe's powers of recovery

The Ryder Cup is not over despite the USA’s healthy advantage, according to the European captain.

# darren-clarke - Saturday 1 October, 2016

McIlroy, Pieters to face Mickelson and Fowler

Henrik Stenson, will partner Matt Fitzpatrick, as he makes his debut in the second match meanwhile.

Clarke 'extremely proud' of Europe's fightback

Europe’s Friday afternoon fightback puts them right back in it.

# darren-clarke - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Danny Willett apologises after brother labels US fans 'imbeciles'

Having sought out US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III, Danny Willett has apologised for comments made by his brother.

# darren-clarke - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Darren Clarke hits out at Danny Willett's brother for insulting American golf fans

Pete Willett has published some controversial comments.

# darren-clarke - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'Rory's a wonderful young man and an unbelievable golfer. He's hugely inspirational'

Darren Clarke says his European team are ‘fired up’ for this week’s Ryder Cup.

# 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.

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