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Sunday 18 March 2018

Clarke hails tiger's return

DARREN Clarke has no doubts that Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer he has ever seen.

Clarke's admiration of Tiger is based on the assessment of a fellow professional who knows exactly what it takes to achieve one Major, let alone the 14 Woods has won.

"The best player I've ever seen," Clarke said. "I've played a lot of golf with him. He's a very good friend.

Clarke welcomed Woods' scheduled return for next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Clarke's body language yesterday en route to his second-round 74 for a one-over-par total of 143 and a missed cut, was in total contrast to his recent march to glory at Royal St George's.

Irish Independent

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