Who's who: Russell Claydon

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Who's who: Russell Claydon

  • Name:

    Russell Claydon
  • Country:

    England
  • Born:

    Nov 19, 1965 in Cambridge, England.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Gog Magog GC
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1989

Roll of Honour

Walker Cup player (1989). European Tour wins (1).

Did you know?

Claydon played on the European Tour between 1989 and 2004. After six second place finishes on the Tour, he clinched victory by a stroke at the prestigious BMW International Open in Germany in 1998.

Top tournaments won by Russell Claydon

1998
Europe
270 (-18)
£141,660
BMW

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Claydon, Russell

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

£141,660

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW International Open (Aug 27-30). Second-placed Jamie Spence (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 32-year-old Russell Claydon (Eng), who recorded his first and only European Tour win. [Golfclub München Eichenried, nr Munich, Germany].

1990
Awards
£113,967
see Score
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Claydon, Russell

Venue

Score

£113,967

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Claydon (Eng) won the European Tour 1990 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Claydon finished 28th on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £113,967.

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