Name:Richard George Green
Born:Feb 19, 1971 in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia.
European Tour winner.
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.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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.
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].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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