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Richard Green

Player Data

  • Birthdate: February 18, 1971
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Age: 35 Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 215
  • Turned Pro: 1993

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Player Notes

Became the first left-hander since 1975 to win on The European Tour after landing the 1997 Dubai Desert Classic in a play-off with Ian Woosnam and Greg Norman, a victory which helped him finish 34th on the Order of Merit, his highest finish until 2004, when his remarkably consistency lifted him into the top 20 first the first time in 17th position. Learned the game at Huntingdale, Melbourne. Attended the Victoria Institute of Sport and still works with renowned coach Dale Lynch. Represented Australia in the 1998 World Cup along with Peter O'Malley. Has a passion for motor sports and purchased a V8 Touring Car in 2001 with ambition to race in competition.

Career Victories

European Tour
1 - 1997 Dubai Desert Classic

Career Summary

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 9; top-10 finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 71.63 (ranked 23rd); money €201,576 or £143,982 (ranked 45th); best finish 2nd, BMW International Open.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 72.71; money €238,164 or £170,117 (ranked 34th); winner Dubai Desert Classic.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 0; Scoring Average - 73.65; money €20,755 or £14,825 (ranked 72nd); best finish T32nd, Heineken Classic.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 72.79; money €107,156 or £76,540 (ranked 102nd); best finish T7th, Benson & Hedges International.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 72.18 (ranked 96th); money €274,897 or £163,488 (ranked 54th); best finish T3rd, Italian Open.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 70.50 (ranked 21st); money €406,911 or £253,001 (ranked 49th); best finish 6th, Benson and Hedges International Open.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 71.32 (ranked 53rd); money €449,524 or £286,622 (ranked 51st); best finish 2nd, Caltex Singapore Masters.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 71.26 (ranked 53rd); money €254,775 or £177,632 (ranked 83rd); best finish T8th, Qatar Masters.

2004 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 71.26 (ranked 53rd); money €254,775 or £177,632 (ranked 83rd); best finish T8th, Qatar Masters.

2005 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 71.70 (ranked 86th); money €467,172 or £315,762 (ranked 50th); best finish T3rd, Holden New Zealand Open 7 Qatar Masters.

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