Patrick

Clare

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: East

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)
  • Nebraska Class A Individual State Champion (2017)

Freshman (2017-18)
Patrick Clare appeared in two of Nebraska's 10 stroke-play tournaments in his freshman campaign. He finished the year with an 81.00 stroke average in five rounds. Clare opened the year at the Badger Invitational, shooting 236 (+20) to place 91st overall. He also competed in the Hawkeye Invitational as an individual with a score of 169 in the two-day tournament. Off the course, he earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and was a member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters.

Before Nebraska
Clare captured the 2017 Nebraska Class A individual state title as a senior for Lincoln East, helping the Spartans to the team crown at Norfolk Country Club. Clare, who also won the Capital City tournament, was named the Lincoln Journal Star Boys Golfer of the Year and Super State captain in 2017. He was a two-time Super State team member and three-time all-city honoree. In 2016, Clare took sixth individually at the state tournament, helping East to a fourth-place team finish.

Clare finished fourth at the Nebraska Junior Amateur in 2016 and 2017, while making the semifinals of the Nebraska Junior Match Play in 2015 and the quarterfinals in 2017. He was selected to the Nebraska-Kansas Junior Cup Team from 2015 to 2017. Clare also tied for the low round at a Future Collegiate World Tour event in the fall of 2015 in Lawrence, Kan. An honor roll student, Clare was a member of the National Honor Society and compiled a 4.2 grade-point average during his time at East.

Personal
Patrick is the son of Dave and Tana Clare, and was born on Nov. 12, 1998. Dave played football for Nebraska from 1985 to 1988, while his grandpa, Pat Clare, played football from 1957 to 1961. Patrick has one brother, Thomas. Patrick is majoring in business and earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. He was also a member of the 2018 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Year-by-Year

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2017-18 5 405 81.00
Career Totals 5 405 81.00

Career Bests
Low Round - 76 (Badger Invitational, 9/12/17)

Low 54-Hole Score - 236 (Badger Invitational, 9/12/17)
Best Tournament Finish - 75th (Hawkeye Invitational, 4/14/18)
Rounds Under Par - 0

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