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Richard Green

AustraliaAustralia

Start Position
37
Current Position
To Par: +9
Total Strokes: 79 - 70 : 149
T146   T109
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Updated: Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 04:13 PM
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne; Bagshot, England
  • Age: 40
  • Turned Pro: 1993
  • Eligibility Code: ELIGIBILITY CODE: 12

Won the 2010 Portugal Masters for his third European Tour title, a fine end to a consistent year which ended with 21st place in The Race to Dubai – his best position since 2004. That victory also marked the first time in European Tour history that two different left-handers had won in the same season, after Phil Mickelson’s triumph at the Masters Tournament. In 1997 he was the first left-hander since 1975 to win a European Tour event, clinching the Dubai Desert Classic after a playoff with Ian Woosnam and Greg Norman. Had to wait ten years for his next victory, again winning a play-off at the 2007 BA-CA Golf Open, this time defeating Jean-François Remesy. That made it a hat-trick of professional play-off wins, following the 2004 MasterCard Masters on the PGA Tour of Australiasia. Learned the game at Huntingdale, Melbourne. Attended the Victoria Institute of Sport and works with Darren Webster-Clarke. A fanatical motor racing fan loves to race Porsches and competed in the 2009 and 2010 Australian Grand Prix GT Category.

PGA European Tour Victories

2010 Portugal Masters; 2007 BA-CA Golf Open; 1997 Dubai Desert Classic