x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Costly error from jet-setting Clarke

Darren Clarke had to fly back overnight by private jet to make his tee-off time at the Spanish Open yesterday after a miscalculation.

Darren Clarke had to fly back overnight by private jet to make his tee-off time at the Spanish Open yesterday after a miscalculation. Clarke had flown home on Friday expecting his halfway score to be one stroke too many to play the weekend but as the scoring deteriorated he was forced into a costly rethink. He returned to card a level-par 72. * Agencies