Darren Clarke becomes fourth player to win Open-Senior Open double
Darren Clarke defeated Padraig Harrington by one stroke at Gleneagles to become just the fourth golfer to win both the Open and Senior Open tournaments.
The Northern Irishman, who won the Claret Jug in 2011, and Paul Broadhurst of England had a slim lead overnight
but when play was halted for two hours due to heavy rain, the Northern Irishman was ahead going into the 14th.
also made a birdie on the last hole in the group behind him to defeat his fellow former Ryder Cup captain.
The only people to have won both The Open and Senior Open in the past were Tom Watson, Sir Bob Charles, and Gary Player.
"I've made no secret of the fact that I wanted to win this more than anything," Clarke remarked following his round
I've wanted to win this one since I turned 50 so I could display it next to the other one.