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.
Wyndham Clark | An Overview
Name: Wyndham Robert Clark
Born: December 9, 1993
Nationality: United States
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
College: Oklahoma State University / University of Oregon
Turned Pro: 2017
Professional Wins: 2
Highest World Ranking: 10 – July 16, 2023
Best Results In Majors
Professional Wins – 8
2023 (2) – Wells Fargo Championship, US Open
Wyndham Clark | What’s In His Bag?
Driver: Titleist TSi3 (9º, Accra TZ Six ST 60 M5 shaft)
Fairway Woods: TaylorMade Stealth 2 (15º, Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 80 TX shaft)
Irons: Titleist T200 (3, Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw White 100HY X shaft), Titleist 620 CB (4-9, True Temper Dynamic Gold X7 shafts)
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM9 (46-10F, 52-12F, 56-10S, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts), Vokey Design WedgeWorks (60-A, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shaft)
Putter: Odyssey Jailbird Versa
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
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 September 2023, Clark has won twice 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.
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.
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 for a period of time. 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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