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Richard Green

  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Birthdate: February 19, 1971
  • Age: 36 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1993
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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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 and it was another ten years before he won his second title by capturing the 2007 BA-CA Golf Open, presented by Telekom Austria, after again winning in a play-off, this time defeating Jean-Francois Remesy. He also won the 2004 MasterCard Masters on the PGA Tour of Australasia in a play-off. Has developed into one of the most consistent players on The European Tour. Learned the game at Huntingdale, Melbourne. Attended the Victoria Institute of Sport and works with Darren Webster-Clarke. Represented Australia in the 1998 World Cup along with Peter O?Malley. Has a passion for motor sports.

Career Victories

European Tour
2 - 1997 Dubai Desert Classic, 2007 BA-CA Golf Open Presented By Telekom Austria

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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 GBP 143,982 (ranked 45th); best finish -2nd, BMW International Open.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 73.65; money - $20,755 or GBP 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 GBP 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 GBP 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 GBP 253,001 (ranked 49th); best finish -6th, Benson & 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 GBP 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 GBP 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 GBP 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 GBP 315,762 (ranked 50th); best finish -T3rd, Holden New Zealand Open 7 Qatar Masters.

2006 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.76 (ranked 16th); money - $865,063 or GBP 579,510 (ranked 27th); best finish -2nd The KLM Open.

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