Who's who: Richard Green

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Who's who: Richard Green

  • Name:

    Richard George Green
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    Feb 19, 1971 in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1992

Roll of Honour

European Tour winner.

Did you know?

When not pursuing his golf career as a touring professional, Green enjoys motor racing. He owns a Porsche 911 racing car and has competed with it in the Australian GT Championship.

Top tournaments won by Richard Green

2022
Europe
208 (-8)
€52,500
WinstonGolf

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Score

208 (-8)

Prize money

€52,500

Title sponsor

WinstonGolf

Played as the WinstonGolf Senior Open (Jul 15-17). Richard Green (Aus) beat Phillip Archer (Eng) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole (par-4 18th), to win his second European Senior (Legends) Tour event. [Open course, WinstonGolf, Vorbeck, nr Schwerin, Germany].

2022
Europe
206 (-10)
€45,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Venue

La Moye

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

€45,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Jersey Legends (June 10-12; last played in 2016). 51-year-old Richard Green (Aus) beat Paul Lawrie (Scot) with a par at the third playoff hole (par-4 17th), to record his first European Senior Tour win in just his second start on the Tour. [La Moye GC, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portugal Masters (Oct 14-17). Second-placed Francesco Molinari (Italy), Robert Karlsson (Swe), Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño (Esp) and Joost Luiten (Neth) finished 2 shots behind Richard Green (Aus), who claimed the last of his three European Tour wins. [Victoria GC, Vilamoura, Algarve].

2007
Europe
268 (-16)
€216,660
BA-CA

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Venue

Fontana

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

€216,660

Title sponsor

BA-CA

Played as the BA-CA Golf Open presented by Telekom Austria (June 7-10; Eurpn Tr event; BA-CA stands for Bank-Austria Creditanstalt). Green (Aus) beat Jean-François Remésy (Fra) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Fontana GC, Oberwaltersdorf, nr Vienna, Austria].

2004
Aus/NZ
271 (-17)
A$225,000
MasterCard

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

A$225,000

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the MasterCard Masters (Dec 9-12; Aus Tour event). Richard Green (Aus) beat David McKenzie (Aus) and Greg Chalmers (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].

2004
Awards
A$365,017
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Venue

Score

A$365,017

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Green (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2004 season earnings of A$365,017 on the Tour. Euan Walters (Aus) was second with A$287,070; Gavin Coles (Aus) was third with A$248,872.

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Green, Richard

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£116,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 27-Mar 2; European Tour event). 25-year-old Richard Green (Aus) beat Greg Norman (Aus) and Ian Woosnam (Wales) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].

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