MCEVOY Richard

Richard MCEVOY



ResidenceLeigh-on-Sea, England
AttachmentThorpe Hall GC
Date of Birth:13/06/1979
Place of BirthShoeburyness, England
Height & Weight5ft 11in 11st 2lbs (178cm 71kg)
FamilyWife: Jo (m. 2008); Children: Oliver (2010), Alex (2012)
InterestsSports, music, socialising
Turned Pro2001 (plus 4)
Qualifying School(2001), 02, 03* (winner), 04, 06* (07), 08, 12*, (13), 14*

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  • Richard McEvoy - enjoyed a sensational back nine on day two of the Porsche European Open
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  • Richard McEvoy on his way to qualification


Despite making little impact on the 2014 Challenge Tour, finishing 84th in the Rankings, he drew on knowledge garnered over the previous four years on The European Tour to capture the eighth card at the Qualifying School Final Stage. The six-round marathon has been a well-trodden path for the Englishman, who also showed his class and experience by taking the tenth card at the Q-School Final in 2012. A talented all-rounder as a youngster, he played county football, tennis and badminton before making golf his profession. 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 won the 2003 European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage, but failed to keep his place on Tour in 2004. Regained his playing privileges at the end of the 2005 season through the Challenge Tour, with victory in the Panasonic Panama Open helping him to tenth place in the Rankings. But despite 29 starts in 2006, weekend action on only ten occasions forced him back to Qualifying School at San Roque, where he took the 23rd card. Again lost his card the following season, but bounced back by finishing ninth in the 2009 Challenge Tour Rankings after a consistent season which yielded five top ten finishes.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai132
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 78,190 (2010)


Amateur Walker Cup 2001 (winners) Seniors 1999-01

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