GREEN Richard

Richard GREEN

AUS

Biography

ResidenceSarpsborg, Norway; Melbourne, Australia
Attachment13th Beach GC
Date of Birth:19/02/1971
Place of BirthMelbourne, Australia
Height & Weight6' 3" 12st 8lbs (188cm 80kg)
FamilyChild: Tara (2001)
InterestsCar racing
Turned Pro1992 (plus 2)
Qualifying School1995 (Joined Tour as an Affiliate Member 1996)

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  • Previous Portugal Masters champions Alvaro Quiros, Steve Webster, Andy Sullivan, Tom Lewis and Richard Green pose with the trophy over looking the 18th green at Oceanico Victoria Golf Club
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Biography

Born in Melbourne, he started golf aged six with his father up in the same Queensland golf club where Greg Norman played. He turned professional in 1992, pla ying firstly in Australia before joining the European Tour in 1996. Became the first left-hander to win on the European Tour in more than 20 years at the 1997 Dubai Desert Classic. Finished a career-best 17th in the money-list in 2004 and added further wins in a highly consistent career at the 2007 BA-CA Golf Open in Austria and Portugal Masters in 2010. Jointly holds the Carnoustie course record of 64, shot on his way to a tied fourth finish in The 2007 Open Championship. A fanatical motor sport fan, he loves to race Porsches and competed in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Australian Grand Prix GT Category. His Norwegian fiancée Marianne Skarpnord is also a golf professional.

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European Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR660
Race To Dubai106
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 500,000 (2010)

Teams

Professional World Cup 1998, 08, 11

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