Richard Finch (golfer)
|Full name||Richard Finch|
9 June 1977 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||202 lb (92 kg; 14.4 st)|
|Residence||Mere, Cheshire, England|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|The Open Championship||T58: 2008|
Finch is currently a member of the European Tour. He has been a member since 2005. Finch earned his card through Qualifying School in 2004. In his rookie season, he finished 60th on the Order of Merit, but missed out on the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award, which went to Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño of Spain. His best finish in 2005 was as joint runner-up in the Telecom Italia Open.
Finch picked up his first professional win at the 2007 Michael Hill New Zealand Open. Finch shot a 14 under par total of 274 (73-65-64-72) to win the tournament. One further victory during the 2008 European Tour season took Finch to his best finish of 20th on the Order of Merit.
Amateur wins (3)
Professional wins (2)
European Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||2 Dec 2007
|Michael Hill New Zealand Open||–14 (73-65-64-72=274)||3 strokes||Steven Bowditch, Paul Sheehan|
|2||18 May 2008||Irish Open||–10 (71-72-65-70=278)||2 strokes||Felipe Aguilar|
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||T58||CUT||CUT|
Note: Finch only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" = tied