SANTOS Ricardo

Ricardo SANTOS

POR

Biography

ResidenceVilamoura, Portugal
Date of Birth:07/09/1982
Place of BirthFaro, Portugal
Height & Weight6ft 1¾in 14st 2lbs (185cm 90kgs)
FamilyWife: Rita (m. 2011); Children: Victoria (2009), Caetana (2014)
InterestsSnooker, horse racing, off-road racing
Turned Pro2006 (plus 5)
Qualifying School(2005), (06), (07), (08), (09), (10), 14, 15, 16

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Biography

Sparked emotional scenes when he became the first Portuguese player to win on home soil in the 2012 Madeira Islands Open, thanks to a stunning nine under par 63 in the final round. Started the day four shots back but romped to a four shot victory, reaching a record low 22 under par score for the tournament. The victory helped earn him the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. Represented Portugal alongside his brother Hugo in the Mission Hills World Cup in China in 2011. Likes to play snooker and watch horse racing in his spare time.

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Challenge Tour Wins2
European Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR606
Race To Dubai303
Challenge Tour Ranking43
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 112,500 (2012)

Teams

Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2004 St Andrews Trophy 2004 Seniors 2004-05 Professional World Cup 2008, 11, 13

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