Wyndham Clark

Published on   2023-09-11 by Kai

Wyndham Robert Clark (born December 9, 1993) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. In May 2023, he won the Wells Fargo Championship, his first victory on the PGA Tour; the following month, he won his first major, the 2023 U.S. Open.

Clark attended Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, where he was a classmate of NFL player Christian McCaffrey. In high school, he won the Colorado State Golf Championship twice and was named Player of the Year in 2011.

Business degree in 2017

He initially enrolled at Oklahoma State University in 2012 and finished ninth in stroke play at the 2013 U.S. Amateurs. In 2016, he transferred to Oregon, where he won the Pac-12 Conference Championship and was named GolfWeek Player of the Year. In 2017, he graduated with a business degree.

Clark finished 23rd in Web.com Tour qualifying in 2017, earning his card for the 2018 season. He made 24 starts that season and posted four top-10 finishes. He qualified for the PGA Tour for the 2018/19 season by finishing 16th on the tour's money list.

Clark finished second at the 2020 Bermuda Championship, losing in a playoff to PGA Tour veteran Brian Gay.

In May 2023, Clark claimed his first PGA Tour victory at the Wells Fargo Championship. He beat Xander Schauffele by four clubs.

3.6 million dollars for a victory

On June 18, 2023, Clark won the 2023 U.S. Open at Los Angeles Country Club with an even-par final round of 70, beating Rory McIlroy by one shot and pocketing $3.6 million with the victory. It was the seventh major start of his career, with his previous best major finish being a shared 75th place.

Clark is a Christian and lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. His father is a former professional tennis player. His mother is a former Miss New Mexico USA. She died of breast cancer while he was attending Oklahoma State University.

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