Richard Johnson (golfer)
2 February 1972 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 16 st)|
|Residence||Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.|
|College||Augusta State University|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Achievements and awards|
leading money winner
Johnson led the Nationwide Tour money list in 2007 to get his PGA Tour card for the 2008 season, but was unable to retain his card. He played on the Nationwide Tour from 1999 to 2004, 2006 to 2007, and 2009 to 2010.
At the 2009 Michael Hill New Zealand Open on the Nationwide Tour, Johnson scored a hole in one on the par-4 15th hole for which he won a pallet of Heineken beer. He was only the second Nationwide Tour golfer to score a hole-in-one on a par-4 (Chip Beck was the first in 2001).
His father Peter Johnson is the former pro at Vale of Glamorgan in Cardiff, Wales and is chairman of the PGA in Wales. Peter Johnson is now the professional at Ridgeway Golf Club in Caerphilli.
Professional wins (4)
Nationwide Tour wins (4)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner(s)-up|
|1||7 Feb 1999||Nike Florida Classic||−14 (68-65-68-69=270)||1 stroke||Bobby Wadkins|
|2||1 Oct 2000||Monterey Peninsula Classic||−3 (75-71-71-68=285)||1 stroke||Michael Allen|
|3||7 Oct 2007||Mark Christopher Charity Classic||−11 (65-72-69-67=273)||Playoff||Jeremy Anderson, Matt Jones|
|4||4 Nov 2007||Nationwide Tour Championship||−20 (66-64-67-67=264)||1 stroke||Michael Letzig|