FACTOID # 22: South Dakota has the highest employment ratio in America, but the lowest median earnings of full-time male employees.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Howard Clark (golfer)

Howard Clark (born in Leeds on 26 Aug 1954) is an English golfer who played on the European Tour for many years and had his most successful period in the mid 1980s. Location within the British Isles. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

Contents

Career outline

Clark learned the game from his father, who was a scratch amateur. He won the 1971 British Boys Championship and played for Great Britain & Ireland in the 1973 Walker Cup. He turned professional that year and joined the European Tour in 1974. His first professional tournament win came in the 1976 TPD Under-25s Championship and his first win on the European Tour was two years later at the 1978 Portuguese Open. Clark's final tally of European Tour wins was eleven, including pairs of wins in four consecutive seasons from 1984 to 1987. He also won the individual title at the World Cup of Golf in 1985. His best placing on the Order of Merit was third, which he achieved in both 1984 and 1986. His form fell away in the early 1990s, but revived for a time in the middle of that decade, and he made the top twenty of on the Order of Merit in 1994 and 1995. His last season on the tour was 1999 and he subsequently worked as an on course commentator for Sky Sports. The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB - formerly two companies, Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting) is a company that operates Sky Digital, the most popular subscription television service in the UK and Ireland. ...


Clark played in the Ryder Cup six times and was on three winning European teams and also the 1989 team which tied the match and retained the Cup. The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


Professional wins

All of these wins except the first and the World Cup individual title were in the European Tour events. The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...

The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The Open de España (formerly the Spanish Open) is the national open golf championship of Spain. ...

Team appearances

  • Walker Cup; (amateur): 1973
  • Ryder Cup; 1977, 1981, 1985 (winners), 1987 (winners), 1989, 1995 (winners)
  • Alfred Dunhill Cup; 1985, 1986, 1987 (Winning Team), 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995
  • World Cup; 1978, 1984, 1985 (individual Winner), 1987
  • Hennessy Cognac Cup; 1978, 1984 (winners)
  • Four Tours World Championship; 1978, 1984 (winning team), 1985, 1986

The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...

See also

This is a list of golfers who have won ten or more events on the PGA European Tour since it was established in 1970. ...

External link

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site (http://www.europeantour.com/players/bio.sps?iPlayerNo=36)

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m