Who's who: Raymond Russell

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Who's who: Raymond Russell

  • Name:

    Raymond Russell
  • Country:

  • Born:

    July 26, 1972 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

Scottish Youths champion (1992). Walker Cup player (1993). European Tour wins (1).

Did you know?

Russell celebrated his only European Tour win in his rookie season on the Tour in 1996. He lost his Tour card in 2005 and continued his career on the second-tier Challenge Tour.

Top tournaments won by Raymond Russell

272 (-12)
Air France



Winner (holder)

Russell, Raymond


272 (-12)

Prize money


Title sponsor

Air France

Played as the Air France Cannes Open (April 18-21). Second-placed David Carter (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Russell (Scot), who recorded his only win on the European Tour. [Royal Mougins Golf Resort, Mougins, nr Cannes, France].

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