Clarence Clark (golfer)

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Clarence Clark
Personal information
Full nameClarence E. Clark
Born(1907-09-22)September 22, 1907
Paola, Kansas
DiedSeptember 27, 1974(1974-09-27) (aged 67)
Abilene, Texas
Nationality United States
Career
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour7
Other1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters TournamentT13: 1937
U.S. Open3rd: 1936
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipT9: 1933
 
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Clarence Clark
Personal information
Full nameClarence E. Clark
Born(1907-09-22)September 22, 1907
Paola, Kansas
DiedSeptember 27, 1974(1974-09-27) (aged 67)
Abilene, Texas
Nationality United States
Career
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour7
Other1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters TournamentT13: 1937
U.S. Open3rd: 1936
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipT9: 1933

Clarence E. Clark (September 22, 1907 – September 27, 1974)[1][2] was an American professional golfer.

Clark worked as a golf pro at McFarlin Golf Club (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Forest Hill Field Club[1] (Bloomfield, New Jersey), Carey Park Golf Course (Hutchinson, Kansas), O'Brien's Golf Center (Wichita, Kansas), Newton Country Club (Newton, Kansas), and Dyess Air Force Base Golf Course and Lazee Tee Golf Center (Abilene, Texas).[3] He also played on the PGA Tour, winning seven times in the 1930s, including the Texas Open and Houston Open on consecutive weeks in 1932.[3] In 1936, he was tied for the lead in the U.S. Open after the first round and finished the tournament tied for third.[4]

Clark died in Abilene, Texas in 1974.[2]

Contents

Professional wins

PGA Tour wins (7)

Other wins

Results in major championships

Tournament192919301931193219331934193519361937193819391940
Masters TournamentNYFNYFNYFNYFNYFDNPT19DNPT13DNPDNPDNP
U.S. OpenDNPDNPT3611T9CUTDNP37CUTDNPCUT
PGA ChampionshipR32DNPDNPDNPR16DNPR64DNPR64R64DNPDNP

Note: Clark never played in The Open Championship.
NYF = Tournament not yet founded
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
Yellow background for top-10

References

  1. ^ a b Elliott, Len; Barbara Kelly (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 37. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.
  2. ^ a b "Deaths and Funerals: Clarence Clark". The Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas): p. 6-A. September 29, 1974.
  3. ^ a b Roberts, Bill (June 23, 1974). "In Texas Open: Clark Won $750 For Victory". The Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas): p. 5-C.
  4. ^ "1936 U.S. Open - Results". USGA. http://champsdatabase.usga.org/champ_stroke.asp?ID=456. Retrieved February 6, 2012.