Richard Finch (golfer)

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Richard Finch
Personal information
Full name Richard Finch
Born (1977-06-09) 9 June 1977 (age 40)
Hull, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14.4 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Mere, Cheshire, England
Career
Turned professional 2003
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T58: 2008
PGA Championship DNP

Richard Finch (born 9 July 1977) is an English professional golfer.

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.

Since 2008 his best finish has been as runner-up; in the 2010 Avantha Masters, the 2010 Open de Andalucia de Golf, the 2011 Nordea Scandinavian Masters and the 2013 Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Amateur wins (3)[edit]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 2 Dec 2007
(2008 season)
Michael Hill New Zealand Open –14 (73-65-64-72=274) 3 strokes Australia Steven Bowditch, Australia Paul Sheehan
2 18 May 2008 Irish Open –10 (71-72-65-70=278) 2 strokes Chile Felipe Aguilar

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
The Open Championship T58 CUT CUT

Note: Finch only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" = tied

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