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Richard Green

  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Age: 37
  • 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. Green finished T4 in The 2007 British Open at Carnoustie, his highest finish in a major, which earned him an invite to the Masters for the first time.

Career Victories

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

Career Summary

1996 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.63 (ranked 23rd); money - (Euro)201,576 or ?143,982 (ranked 45th); best finish -2nd, BMW International Open.

1997 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 73.65; money - (Euro)20,755 or ?14,825 (ranked 72nd); best finish -T32nd, Heineken Classic.

1999 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.79; money - (Euro)107,156 or ?76,540 (ranked 102nd); best finish -T7th, Benson & Hedges International.

2000 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.18 (ranked 96th); money - (Euro)274,897 or ?163,488 (ranked 54th); best finish -T3rd , Italian Open.

2001 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 70.50 (ranked 21st); money - (Euro)406,911 or ?253,001 (ranked 49th); best finish -6th, Benson and Hedges International Open.

2002 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.32 (ranked 53rd); money - (Euro)449,524 or ?286,622 (ranked 51st); best finish -2nd, Caltex Singapore Masters.

2003 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked 53rd); money - (Euro)254,775 or ?177,632 (ranked 83rd); best finish -T8th, Qatar Masters.

2004 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked 53rd); money - (Euro)254,775 or ?177,632 (ranked 83rd); best finish -T8th, Qatar Masters.

2005 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.70 (ranked 86th); money - (Euro)467,172 or ?315,762 (ranked 50th); best finish -T3rd , Holden New Zealand Open 7 Qatar Masters.

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

2007 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.52 (ranked 3rd); money - (Euro)1,050,618 or ?736,981 (ranked 22nd); Winner, BA-CA Golf Open presented by Telekom Austria.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; rounds played - 16; in money - 5; Top-10 Finishes - 1; money - $544,070; (ranked N/A); best finish - T4th at the British Open.

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