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Encyclopedia > Tim Clark

Timothy Henry Clark (born 17 December 1975) is a South African golfer. December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, generally regarded as the worlds Home of Golf. Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use...


Clark was born in Durban, South Africa. He took up golf at the age of three and was taught to play by his father. He attended North Carolina State University in the United States, where he had a successful college golf career. During this time he won the 1997 Public Links Championship to qualify for his first PGA Tour event, which was the 1998 Masters Tournament. Durban (Zulu: eThekwini (IPA: ) is the second most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the eThekwini metropolitan municipality. ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... The U.S. Amateur Public Links, often referred to as the Public Links or the Publinx, is a mens amateur golf tournament, one of 10 individual amateur championships organized by the United States Golf Association. ... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf. ...


Clark turned professional later in 1998, and initially played on the second tier U.S. professional tour, which was then known as the Nike Tour, where he won two tournaments in 2000 to gain membership of the main PGA Tour for 2001. His 2001 campaign was cut short by a wrist injury after just three events. He made a comeback in 2002, and had the benefit of a major medical exemption which enabled him to enter enough events to comfortably regain full exemption for 2003. He has not yet won a tournament on the PGA Tour, but he has performed consistently, and has three top three placings at major championships. He has had three European Tour victories. He finished sole second at the 2006 Masters Tournament and sole or tied third at the 2003 PGA Championship and the 2005 U.S. Open. // Top level professional golf consists of a year round schedule of weekly tournaments played all around the world. ... The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA TOUR, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf. ... 2007 PGA tournament logo The PGA Championship (referred to as the US PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... Michael Campbell holding U.S. Open Trophy The United States Open Championship is the annual mens open golf tournament of the United States. ...


Clark was a member of the International Team in the 2003 and 2005 Presidents Cup. In 2005 he reached the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time. He won the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit in the 2001/02 season. Presidents Cup official logo Presidents Cup redirects here. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of professional golfers. ... The Sunshine Tour is a mens professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. ...


Professional wins

The Rheem Classic is a golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. ... The Albertsons Boise Open Presented by First Health is a golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. ... Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) to earn their PGA Tour... The South African Open is one of the principal golf tournaments on the Sunshine Tour and since 1997 it has been co-sanctioned by the European Tour. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Sunshine Tour is a mens professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. ... The South African Open is one of the principal golf tournaments on the Sunshine Tour and since 1997 it has been co-sanctioned by the PGA European Tour. ... The Scottish Open, which is currently sponsored by Barclays Bank, is one of the richer golf tournaments on the PGA European Tour. ... The Nelson Mandela Invitational is a charity golf tournament which has taken place annually in South Africa since 2000. ... Vincent Tshabalala (born 16 March 1943 in Johannesburg) is a South African golfer. ... CVS/pharmacy Charity Classic is a professional golf tournament. ... Nick Price (born January 28, 1957 in Durban, South Africa), is a professional golfer. ...

Team appearances

  • WGC-World Cup (representing South Africa): 2002, 2005
  • The Presidents Cup (International Team): 2003, 2005

The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... Presidents Cup The Presidents Cup is a series of golf matches between teams of professional players representing the United States and the rest of the world less Europe, which competes against the U.S. in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup. ...

External links

  • Tim Clark's official site
  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Profile on the Sunshine Tour's official site
  • Results in ranking events for the last two years from the World Golf Ranking site

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The Golf Channel - Clark Tops Clarke at Loch Lomond - July 10, 2005 (662 words)
Clark birdied the first and third holes to stay on top of the leaderboard, but Lafeber was more spectacular in how he remained in first.
Clarke reached the green with his drive at the par-4 ninth and two-putted for birdie to join Clark and Lafeber in the lead at 17-under par.
Clark knocked his tee ball to 4 feet at the par-3 eighth and converted the birdie putt to go one ahead at minus-18.
Interview with: Tim Clark (1066 words)
TIM CLARK: I've been waiting for it all day, I don't know what they were doing up there.
TIM CLARK: Yeah, to be honest, after last week I felt I had a good chance to be right in contention.
TIM CLARK: I've been having some treatment on my wrists the last few weeks, which has sort of loosened it up, and I'm going at the ball a bit better, I'm getting some distance out of it.
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