Darren Clarke beats Pádraig Harrington by 1 in The Senior Open

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Darren Clarke poses with the trophy as he wins the Senior Open Introduced via Rolex at Gleneagles. Credit score: Getty Photographs. Symbol equipped via The Senior Open.

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Darren Clarke gained $2.75 million The Senior Open on The King’s Direction at Glenagles on Sunday evening beating his fellow Irishman Pádraig Harrington via one stroke.

The Dungannon golfer birdied the general hollow to complete the event at -10, one shot forward of Harrington who watched on anxiously from the clubhouse.

The 53-year-old turns into the fourth guy to win each The Open and The Senior Open, putting his identify along Bob Charles, Gary Participant and Tom Watson.

“I’ve made no secret of the truth that I sought after to win this greater than the rest,” Clarke admitted. “From after I became 50, that is the only you sought after to win, so I may set it beside the opposite one. Beautiful just right feeling presently.

“Very privileged to get my identify on The Open trophy and the Claret Jug, and now to get my identify in this one as smartly and move beside some legends of the sport. I think very humbled and really honoured,” the County Tyrone golfer mentioned.

Clarke’s spherical at the ultimate day noticed him par the entrance 9 holes. He dropped a shot on the 10th prior to carding a birdie two holes later.

Following a deficient opening 9 holes, Dubliner Harrington shot six birdies at the method house to carda 67 for a nine-under-par general.

His 3 below par spherical of 67 was once sufficient to protected his 3rd runner-up end in Senior Main Championships this season, along with his U.S. Senior Open triumph.

Six avid gamers shared 3rd position on 8 below par, together with 3rd spherical co-leader Paul Broadhurst and four-time Main winner Ernie Els from South Africa.

Ultimate ratings (Irish avid gamers highlighted):

 270 D CLARKE 65 67 69 69 271 P HARRINGTON 66 69 69 67 272 M MOLINA (ARG) 68 69 70 65, D BARRON (USA) 69 71 67 65, E ELS (RSA) 66 69 69 68, T JAIDEE (THA) 66 71 67 68, S ALKER (NZL) 68 68 66 70, P BROADHURST (ENG) 65 70 66 71,  273 C MONTGOMERIE (SCO) 70 66 68 69,  275 P LAWRIE (SCO) 69 70 69 67, Y YANG (KOR) 73 65 68 69,  276 A CEJKA (GER) 70 73 64 69, C WI (KOR) 73 66 67 70, B LANGER (GER) 67 68 70 71, J KINGSTON (RSA) 70 69 66 71,  277 R GOOSEN (RSA) 70 69 70 68, S KHAN (ENG) 66 72 70 69, M BROWN (USA) 72 67 68 70,  278 S APPLEBY (AUS) 70 67 67 74,  279 P O’MALLEY (AUS) 71 69 70 69, S AMES (CAN) 64 71 74 70, Okay DUKE (USA) 69 69 71 70, S PAREL (USA) 66 68 74 71, Okay JONES (USA) 65 70 73 71, P PRICE (WAL) 69 71 68 71, J KELLY (USA) 65 70 67 77,  280 P MARKSAENG (THA) 68 71 70 71, C DENNIS (USA) 69 68 69 74,  281 C FRANCO (PAR) 72 71 69 69, M MARTIN (ESP) 66 70 73 72, I WOOSNAM (WAL) 71 70 68 72, G HOUSTON (WAL) 68 69 71 73, M JIMÍNEZ (ESP) 69 67 71 74,  282 T BJORN (DEN) 67 74 71 70, M WATSON (ENG) 74 65 71 72,  283 G DAY (USA) 64 72 77 70, H FRAZAR (USA) 69 73 69 72, T GILLIS (USA) 70 70 70 73, C PAVIN (USA) 69 69 71 74, M DAWSON (USA) 69 69 70 75,  284 J HAEGGMAN (SWE) 71 71 74 68, D FROST (RSA) 67 68 77 72, R GREEN (AUS) 67 72 72 73, A DA SILVA (BRA) 69 70 71 74, D MORLAND IV (CAN) 71 69 69 75, A OLDCORN (SCO) 70 71 67 76,  285 Okay TRIPLETT (USA) 72 70 72 71, S DODD (WAL) 69 72 71 73, C KRESGE (USA) 72 70 70 73, P MCGINLEY 71 71 69 74, J SENDEN (AUS) 67 71 72 75, W AUSTIN (USA) 70 73 67 75,  286 D PRIDE (USA) 66 73 75 72, J REMESY (FRA) 69 70 73 74, M BRIER (AUT) 67 72 73 74, G OWEN (ENG) 69 72 71 74, J KEMP (AM) (ENG) 73 69 67 77,  287 W SHORT JR (USA) 72 71 70 74, R COCHRAN (USA) 73 69 70 75,  288 T FOSTER (AM) (ENG) 71 71 73 73, R DINSDALE (WAL) 72 71 70 75, A BOSSERT (SUI) 70 70 71 77,  289 Y TSUKADA (JPN) 70 73 72 74, P STREETER (ENG) 70 71 72 76, A BUTTERFIELD (ENG) 67 73 72 77,  290 M CAMPBELL (NZL) 71 70 72 77,  291 M JONZON (SWE) 71 72 76 72, R GOMEZ (ARG) 76 66 72 77,  295 T LEVET (FRA) 69 73 74 79,  296 H RUDOLPH III (USA) 73 68 77 78, S HENDERSON (SCO) 69 71 75 81.

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