GONZALEZ Ricardo

Ricardo GONZALEZ

ARG

Biography

ResidenceRosario, Argentina
AttachmentHandicap Cero Golf
Date of Birth:24/10/1969
Place of BirthCorrientes, Argentina
Height & Weight6ft 1¼in 14st 9lbs (183cm 93kgs)
FamilyWife: Rita (m.1996); Children: Romina (1988), Micaela (1994), Santiago (1998)
InterestsFootball, fishing
Web Sitewww.ricardogonzalezgolf.com
Turned Pro1986
Qualifying School1989, 90, 91*, 92, 93, (96), 14*, 15, 16*

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Biography

A former caddie in his native Corrientes in northern Argentina, he decided to try his luck on the European Challenge Tour and won the 1998 Tusker Kenya Open in Nairobi after a play-off. Secured his place on the European Tour by finishing fifth on the Challenge Tour Rankings that year. Then had 17 unbroken years on the European Tour, winning four times with a career-best finish of 25th in the Race to Dubai in 2001. Finished tied tenth at the 2002 US PGA Championship. After finally losing his card at the end of the 2015 season, he became the oldest ever European Tour Qualifying School graduate when he earned a card in 2016 aged 47 years and 24 days.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins4
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR812
Race To Dubai192
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 250,000 (2001)

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Professional World Cup: 1996, 98, 05, 07

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