GOUVEIA Ricardo

Ricardo GOUVEIA

POR

Biography

ResidenceLondon, England
AttachmentQuinta Do Lago – Algarve Portugal
Date of Birth:06/08/1991
Place of BirthLisbon, Portugal
Height & Weight5ft 9in 13st 5lbs (175cm 84kgs)
InterestsFootball, paddle tennis, socialising, Sporting Lisbon FC
Turned Pro2014 (plus 3)
Qualifying School2014

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Biography

Born in Lisbon and grew up in the Algarve, he enjoyed an impressive amateur career, representing the University of Central Florida and playing in the 2014 Palme r Cup. Won twice and earned a record €251,592 en route to being crowned Challenge Tour Number One in 2015. A family man, Gouveia’s father, Tómas, was his caddie for his Oman victory and at various times during that season. After becoming the highest-ranked Portuguese player of all time, he finished a highly respectable 54th in the 2016 Race to Dubai in his maiden European Tour campaign, the highlight a third place finish at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Moved to London straight after securing graduation to the European Tour to join his girlfriend, who studies there. Is an avid Sporting Lisbon fan.

Career RecordMore

Challenge Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR312
Race To Dubai115
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 276,811 (2016)

Teams

Professional World Cup 2016 Portugal Olympic 2016 GolfSixes Portugal 2017 Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2012 Palmer Cup 2014 (winners)

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