ResidenceNorth Berwick, Scotland
AttachmentArcherfield Links
Date of Birth:02/05/1954
Place of BirthBirmingham, England
Height & Weight6' 1" 16st 0lbs (185cm 102kg)
FamilyWife: Krystyna (m. 1977); Children: Christopher (1982), Laura (1984)
InterestsFootball, golf design, wine
Turned Pro1973
Qualifying School1989, 97, 99

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  • David J Russell at Terr Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort  (copyright Phil Inglis)


A two-time European Tour winner, Russell secured the 1992 Lyon Open V33 without dropping a single shot over 72 holes. Part of Ian Woosnam's backroom team at The 2006 Ryder Cup, overseeing a record-equalling 18 1/2 - 9 1/2 victory against the United States. Quit the European Tour in 1996 and spent six years as a club professional at Kedleston Park in Derby. More recently, Russell has focused on his golf course design project at Archerfield in Scotland, where he has designed two links courses. Chairman of the European Senior Tour and a European Tour board member.

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European Tour Wins2
Senior Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 52,500 (1992)


Amateur Boys, Youths 1971-73

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