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Golf – 1987 – US Open 3rd Rnd – Al Trautwig Interview Keith Clearwater At 1 Shot Off Ldr Tom Watson

Keith Clearwater is an American professional golfer who has won two tournaments on the PGA Tour…..as he turned pro in 1982…..and joined the PGA Tour in 1987…..when he won two tournaments on the PGA Tour in his rookie season of 1987…..as he won the prestigious Colonial National Invitation in the spring of that year with a 14 under par 266….which tied the previous tournament record set by Corey Pavin in 1985….and then later in that same season, he won the Centel Classic. 

Clearwater has had a moderately successful career in professional golf…..where he has just over two dozen top-10 tournament finishes in PGA Tour events…..with his best finish in a major being a T-31 at the 1987 U.S. Open….which included a third round of 64 that tied the Olympic Club course record….as well as tying the lowest third round score in the U.S. Open…..when Ben Crenshaw in 1981 and Loren Roberts in 1994 both carded a 64 in the third round at the U.S. Open.

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