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Wyndham Clark: Player Profile

 

Who is Wyndham Clark?

Wyndham Clark came to the fore on the PGA Tour in 2023, with two victories, including a first major title.

Clark spent his collegiate career between Oklahoma State University and the University of Oregon. During his amateur years, he finished T9 in the stroke play portion of the US Amateur Championship and then won the Pac-12 Conference Championship in 2016.

He turned professional in 2017, finishing inside the top 25 at the Web.com Tour Qualifying earning his card for the 2018 season. He would then make the jump to the PGA Tour for the 2019 season, and a year later, finished runner-up at the Bermuda Championship in a play-off.

His breakout year came in 2023, when he claimed his first PGA Tour title. He was the victor at the Wells Fargo Championship, and then a month later, Clark secured a maiden major win with victory at the US Open at Los Angeles Country Club. Those performances pushed him into the six automatic qualifiers for the Ryder Cup in Rome, and he made his debut for the American team at Marco Simone.

Wyndham Clark | An Overview

Personal Information

Name: Wyndham Robert Clark
Born: December 9, 1993
Nationality: United States
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona

Career

College: Oklahoma State University / University of Oregon
Turned Pro: 2017
Professional Wins: 2
Highest World Ranking: 10 – July 16, 2023

Best Results In Majors

Best Finishes:
– Masters Tournament – DNP
– PGA Championship – T75 (2021)
– US Open – WON (2023)
Open Championship – T33 (2023)

Professional Wins – 3

2023 (2) – Wells Fargo Championship, US Open
2024 (1) – AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Wyndham Clark | What’s In His Bag?

Clark plays with a mixed bag, including Titleist, TaylorMade and Odyssey clubs. Titleist is the major player in the bag, with a TSi3 and Vokey Design wedges among them.

Wyndham Clark’s full what’s in the bag can be seen here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Wyndham Clark

When and where was Wyndham Clark born?

Wyndham Clark was born on December 9, 1993 in Denver, Colorado. He was hooked from an early age, with his mother taking him to the local driving range when he was just 3-years-old.

When did Wyndham Clark turn professional?

Clark made the move to go professional in the game in 2017, after graduating from the University of Oregon with a business degree. He spent time on the Web.com Tour before then making it to the PGA Tour in 2019.

How many PGA Tour titles has Wyndham Clark won?

As of February 2024, Clark has won three times on the PGA Tour. His first win came at the Wells Fargo Championship in May 2023, before then winning the US Open, his maiden major championship victory, a month later. Clark then won the truncated AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in early 2024.

Did you Know?

From T75 To Major Winner

Prior to winning the US Open in the summer of 2023, Clark’s best finish at a major championship was T75. That had come at the 2021 PGA Championship, and he had missed the cut in four of his five other major appearances.

wyndham clark us open trophy
Wyndham Clark holds the US Open trophy aloft after winning his maiden major championship at Los Angeles Country Club

High School Basketballer

While playing for the golf team at high school, he also competed for the Valor Christian basketball team for two years. He was also classmates with NFL star Christian McCaffrey during his high school days.

FIghting Back After Tragedy

Clark originally attended Oklahoma State University, but following the death of his mother in 2013, he gave up on golf. After a couple of years, he re-found his love for the sport, and transferred to the University of Oregon, where he had great success in 2016 before graduating.

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Matt Coles

Matt Coles

Mention a European country, and Matt will tell you which resorts make the National Club Golfer Top 100s: European Resorts list. He might even throw in who designed the golf course and how many rooms the hotel has got at each one…

Matt got into the game of golf from a young age, following his old man to the local golf club. He fell for the sport, and now can’t seem to go a day without thinking about how to improve his game (Thanks Dad!). Matt has been a member of Howley Hall GC in Leeds since 2020, and is just about managing to maintain a single-figure handicap. He likes to remind people that he once broke 75, but won’t tell people that it was on a shortened course during the winter.

He moved to Leeds after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class Honours degree in Sports Journalism. Matt joined NCG after almost five years travelling the world with the Professional Squash Association, working on events in all four corners of the globe.

Matt currently plays a Cobra King LTDx driver and RadSpeed 3-wood. TaylorMade monopolise the rest of his bag, with a SIM UDI, M5 irons and both Milled Grind and HI-TOE wedges, along with a Monza Redline putter. He uses a Vice Pro Plus golf ball, because he’s a bit different…

Away from golf, Matt is a Manchester United fan, and a keen runner, having ran the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon (his first and possibly last), in May 2023.

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