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Darren Clarke Net Worth is
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Darren Clarke Biography

Darren Clarke was born on 14 August 1968 in Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, and is known as a professional golf player who has won 22 golf tournaments around the world.

So just how rich is Darren Clarke as of late 2017? Authoritative sources report that Clarke’s net worth is as high as $24 million accumulated largely from his over two decades long golfing career. In addition to that, he is an author.

Darren Clarke Net Worth $24 million

Clarke was a member of Dungannon Golf Club alongside acclaimed professional players, before attending Wake Forest University in the United States. Clarke became a professional himself in 1990, and made his golfing debut on the European Tour in 1991, then finished the 1991 Open Championship on 64th place. However, Darren made his big breakthrough in 1993 – during the August-September stretch, he achieved four top-10 finishes in four tournaments. In October of the same year, he won his maiden European title, the Alfred Dunhill Open, and during the year was in the top 10 on seven occasions. In 1994, he had a mediocre season and was in 37th place on the Order of Merit list, but still made 17 out of 21 cuts, made his US Open debut, and in the Open Championship Clarke ended up on 38th place. In 1995 he had better success, scoring seven top 10s in 27tournaments, his best finish being second at the Portuguese Open.

In 1996, Darren won his second European Tour title playing at the Linde German Masters, and was 11th at The Open Championship. In 1998, he achieved his third European Tour title at the Benson and Hedges Open, then Darren became known worldwide after he had won his first World Golf Championship in 2000, in a match against Tiger Woods. Clarke finished his 2001 season in third place on the Order of Merit, and subsequently won the Smurfit European Open. Shortly after that occasion, he finished in third place at the Royal Lytham & St Annes, and third place at the WGC-NEC Invitational, earning €400,000.

In 2002, he finished in second position in the Shell Houston Open, then achieved his ninth Compass Group English Open title. In the 2004 season, Darren’s skills weren’t up to scratch and he didn’t win a single title. Throughout the mid- and late-2000s, he continued to play consistently, with 2008 being the season when he got back into form, winning the BMW Asian Open defeating Robert Jan-Derksen, and achieving another victory at the KLM Open. Clarke’s performance was improved during 2009 and 2010 but didn’t win again until 2011 at the Iberdrola Open. Then he won his only ‘Grand Slam’ tournament at the 2011 British Open.

In conclusion, Clarke has played in 167 events in total, making 104 cuts and 27 top 10 finishes. In 2012, Clarke wrote ‘’An Open Book – My Autobiography’’.

In his personal life, Darren married Heather in 1996. They had two sons, Tyrone and Conor and resided in Sunningdale, Berkshire, UK. His wife was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, and died on 13 August 2006. In 2012, he married Alison Campbell.

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Title Year Status Character
Trollied 2015 TV Series Farmer
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments 2014 Video Game voice
24: Live Another Day 2014 TV Series Bartender
Da Vinci’s Demons 2014 TV Series Tommaso Portinari
Threesome 2012 TV Series Bus Driver
Pond Life 2012 TV Mini-Series short Dizzee Rascal
Midsomer Murders 2011 TV Series Daniel
Blind Man’s Bluff 2010 Short Quinn
Doctors 2007-2010 TV Series Clyde the Cameraman / Baliff
Mosa 2010 Short Man 1
Material Girl 2010 TV Series Bailiff
Marcus 2009 Short LSB Leader
Doc Martin 2009 TV Series Will
Law & Order: UK 2009 TV Series Ronnie Gibb
Ashes to Ashes 2009 TV Series Mechanic
Waking the Dead 2008 TV Series Nurse
Inspector Lewis 2008 TV Series Chapman
Double Time 2007 TV Movie Bailiff
The Bill 2007 TV Series Vic Grant / Victor Grant
Secret Diary of a Call Girl 2007 TV Series Slave
New Tricks 2007 TV Series Suburban Man
Genie in the House 2006 TV Series Michael
Director’s Debut 2006 TV Series Trevellyan
Trial & Retribution 1998 TV Series Soho Doorman