Clarke shoots 70, off to South Africa
British Open champion Darren Clarke completed his final round –
a 2-under-par 70 – at the Australian PGA on Sunday more than an
hour before the leading groups teed off.
Clarke’s early start – the second group of the day at 6:35 a.m.
– came after a self-described ”brutal” 79 on Saturday, leaving
him near the bottom of the 66-man field which made the cut.
Clarke, who’s traveling with the claret jug that he won at The
Open championship at Royal St. George’s in July, finished with a
Next week he plays the Nedback Challenge at Sun City, South
Africa, followed by the European Tour’s season-ending Race to
Dubai, and then an Asian Tour stop in Thailand.