Who's who in golf - Jose Rivero

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Name: - José Rivero
Country: - Spain
Born : - September 20th, 1955 in Spain's capital city of Madrid.
Original Home/Club: - Madrid, Spain
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1973

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (1985, '87). Multiple wins on the European Tour (4) and European Senior Tour (3).

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Rivero was a successful member of the European Tour between 1983 and 2001, with four wins to his name, including the 1987 French Open. In 2005 he became eligible for the European Seniors Tour, notching-up two wins in 2006 and another in 2007.

Top tournaments won by Jose Rivero

2007Snr EuropeScottish Snr OpenDalmahoy206 (-10)€48,453
Played as the Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open (Oct 19-21). Second-placed Ross Drummond (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Rivero (Esp). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, Midlothian].
2006Snr EuropeBarbados OpenRoyal Westmoreland207 (-9)€30,330
Played as the DGM Barbados Open (March 1-3; Eurpn Snr Tr season opener). First-time European Snr Tour winner Rivero (Esp) beat David J Russell (Eng) at the fourth playoff hole. [Royal Westmoreland, St James, Barbados].
2006Snr AwardsRookie of Yr - Eurpn Snr€233,374see Score
Rivero (Esp) won the European Senior Tour 2006 Hardy's Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished third on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of €233,374.
2006Snr EuropeWales Snr OpenVale Hotel212 (-4)€109,366
Played as the Firstplus Wales Seniors Open (June 16-18). Second-placed Juan Quiros (Esp), David J Russell (Eng), Sam Torrance (Scot) and Gery Watine (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Rivero (Esp). [Vale Resort, Hensol, nr Cardiff, Wales].
1992Men EuropeCatalan OpenMas Nou280x
Played as the Open de Catalonia. Won by Jose Rivero (Esp).
1988Men EuropeMonte Carlo OpenMonte Carlo GCxx
Played as the Monte Carlo Open. Won by Jose Rivero (Esp).
1987Men EuropeFrench OpenSaint Cloud269 (-19)£41,879
Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Howard Clark (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Rivero (Esp). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].
1984Men EuropeLawrence Batley Intl.Belfry, The280 (-8)£18,330
Played as the Lawrence Batley International Classic. Second-placed Jose Maria Canizares (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Rivero (Esp). [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].


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