Darren Clarke wife: Alison Campbell helped him find his form after loss of Heather


Darren Clarke wife: Alison Campbell helped him find his form after loss of Heather

British Open champ Darren Clarke credits beauty queen fiance for helping him find his form after loss of wife to breast cancer

5:40 PM on 18th July 2011

Back on form: Darren Clarke celebrates with fiance Alison Campbell after becoming the oldest player to win the Open Championship since 1967

Back on form: Darren Clarke celebrates with fiance Alison Campbell after becoming the oldest player to win the Open Championship since 1967

Celebrations: Darren kisses fiance Alison on the 18th green after taking the British Open. The golfer credits Alison with helping him recover hsi form following the tragic death of his wife, Heather in 2006

Celebrations:Darren kisses fiance Alison on the 18th green after taking the BritishOpen. The golfer credits Alison with helping him recover his form following the tragic death of his wife Heather in 2006

Healing wounds: Darren with fiance Alison, soon after he proposed to the model agency boss in December last year

Healing wounds: Darren with fiance Alison, soon after he proposed to the model agency boss in December last year

Beauty queen: Having taken the Miss Northern Ireland title in 1982, Alison - pictured here, left, in the subsequent Miss United Kingdom line up - went on to run the Miss Northern Ireland competition

Beauty queen: Having taken the Miss Northern Ireland title in 1982, Alison, left, pictured in the finals of the Miss United Kingdom contest, went on to run the Miss Northern Ireland competition, now in her 25th year as head of the contest

Darren with his late wife Heather and their two children, Conor, then 18 months, and Tyrone, then three, at their home in Sunningdale, Surrey

Loss: Darrenwith his late wife Heather and their two children, Conor, now six, and Tyrone, now nine, at the home they shared in Sunningdale, Berkshire