Darren Clarke fends off a charging Pádraig Harrington to complete rare double with Senior Open victory
Darren Clarke completed the ultimate double when he two-putted the 18th from more than 30 yards for birdie to pip a charging Pádraig Harrington by a shot for The Senior Open Championship at Gleneagles.
Darren Clarke fends off Padraig Harrington after rain delay to win Senior Open at Gleneagles
"The Senior Open was concluded in near-darkness, following a rain delay of three hours. Following the return to the King\u0027s Course at Gleneagles, Darren Clarke showed the class of a major champion to hold his nerve and clinch the title with a brilliant birdie on the 18th hole to deny Padraig Harrington by one shot."
Senior Open: Darren Clarke claims narrow victory over Padraig Harrington at Gleneagles
Darren Clarke held off a late charge from former Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington to claim a one-shot victory after a weather-delayed final round at the Senior Open.