MCEVOY Richard

Richard MCEVOY

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Biography

ResidenceLeigh-on-Sea, England
AttachmentThorpe Hall GC
Date of Birth:13/06/1979
Place of BirthShoeburyness, England
Height & Weight5' 11 11st 2lbs (178cm 71kg)
FamilyWife: Jo (m. 2008); Children: Oliver (2010), Alex (2012)
InterestsSports, music, socialising
Web Sitehttp://www.jenahura.com/player/richard-mcevoy/
Turned Pro2001 (plus 4)
Qualifying School(2001), 02, 03* (winner), 04, 06* (07), 08, 12*, (13), 14*, 15*, 16*

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Biography

Took up the game after a PE teacher friend of his father gave him a cut-down club at the age of eight, and he proved to be a prodigious talent. A member of the victorious 2001 Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team, he has also graduated from the Challenge Tour Rankings twice, in 2005, when he won the Panasonic Panama Open, and in 2009. Won his second Challenge Tour title at the 2017 SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotel & Resorts. A talented all-rounder as a youngster, he played county football, tennis and badminton before making golf his profession.

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Challenge Tour Wins2
Wins this season1
Current Rankings
OWGR314
Race To Dubai183
Challenge Tour Ranking21
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 78,190 (2010)

Teams

Amateur Walker Cup 2001 (winners) Seniors 1999-01

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  • emirates
  • R&A
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