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Richard Green

  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Birth Date: 02/19/1971
  • Age: 38
  • Turned Pro: 1993
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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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. One of the most consistent players on the European Tour, he finished joint fourth in the 2007 Open Championship at Carnoustie, his highest finish in a Major, which earned him an invite to the Masters Tournament for the first time. Another consistent year in 2008 saw his best finish - of tied third coming at the Barclays Scottish Open. Learned the game at Huntingdale, Melbourne. Attended the Victoria Institute of Sport and works with Darren Webster-Clarke. A fanatical motor racing fan who would love to race V8's and loves nothing more than driving and maintaining his own race car.

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