Tim Clark 's right elbow is hurting -- to the point that his status for tournament golf is day to day.
Tim Clark has always said his biggest thrill in golf was playing in his first Masters Tournament as an amateur in 1998. Nothing has topped it. Not finishing as the Masters runner-up in 2006. Not even winning the 2010 Players Championship, which was his first PGA Tour victory in 204 career starts.
Tim Clark is out to break the curse.
South African Tim Clark, who was the victor in the Par-3 Contest on Wednesday, made a strong campaign Thursday in the opening round of the Masters Tournament, shooting 4-under-par 68.
Tim Clark knows his Masters history. He understands no player has ever won the Par-3 Contest, as he did Wednesday, and the tournament in the same year.
The final twosome of the third round of the Masters Tournament finished the 18th hole at Augusta National Golf Club, signed their scorecards and walked quietly away, four hours after a day that began with the brightest of promise.
Experience at Augusta National Golf Club isn't what it's cracked up to be; at least, not through two rounds of the 71st Masters Tournament.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The 51 weeks between the 2006 Masters Tournament and this year's event did little to change Englishmen Tim Clark's fortunes at the Augusta National Golf Club.
The golf giant who made the fist pump the norm on Sundays at Augusta National Golf Club was a few paces away when a short-hitting South African holed out for birdie on No. 18 to clinch second place at the 70th Masters Tournament.
Tim Clark said before Saturday's third round of the Masters Tournament that the rainy weather would make Augusta National Golf Club "much more in favor of the longer guys (off the tee).
Tim Clark had a simple solution to counter the added length at Augusta National Golf Club. He played only one practice round in preparing for this week's Masters Tournament.