DE LA RIVA Eduardo

Eduardo DE LA RIVA

ESP

Biography

ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
AttachmentReal Club de Golf El Prat
Date of Birth:11/06/1982
Place of BirthBarcelona, Spain
Height & Weight5ft 7¾in 10st 3lbs (170cm 65kg)
InterestsSports, paddle
Turned Pro2001 (plus 3)
Qualifying School(2001), 02*, 03, (04), (05), (06), (07), (08), 09, 12*, 14*

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Biography

After a frustrating 2014 season, where he narrowly missed out on retaining his Tour card - finishing four places outside the required top 110 in The Race to Dubai - the Spaniard made amends by regaining his playing rights at the Qualifying School Final Stage. This completed a hat-trick of successful Q-School campaigns having also graduated in 2012 and 2002. Enjoyed a successful 2013 season on the European Tour after making a flying start with a tie for runner-up in the first event, the Nelson Mandela Championship presented by ISPS Handa. The event was reduced to 36 holes and the course heavily modified after huge rainfall, and a four under par 61 in the second round gave de la Riva a share of the lead. He bogeyed the first extra hole to drop out of a three-man play-off which included Steve Webster and eventual winner Scott Jamieson, but it was a positive start to the campaign. Played his rookie season on The European Tour in 2003 but lost his playing rights after finishing 222nd on the Order of Merit. Is close friends with Pablo Larrazábal, who was at PGA Catalunya Resort in 2012 to see him qualify.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR365
Race To Dubai148
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 168,900 (2013)

Teams

Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2000 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1997-01

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