Eduardo de la Riva

Eduardo de la Riva (born 11 June 1982) is a Spanish professional golfer.

Eduardo de la Riva
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Personal information
Born (1982-06-11) 11 June 1982 (age 38)
Barcelona, Spain
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Nationality Spain
Career
Turned professional2001
Current tour(s)Challenge Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins2
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour1
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT15: 2013

De la Riva turned professional in 2001. He joined the European Tour via qualifying school for 2003, but failed to keep his card. Since then, he has played mainly on the Challenge Tour, occasionally qualifying for local European Tour events. His best position on the European Tour was T-2, three times. In 2011, de la Riva won the Order of Merit on the Peugeot Tour, a Spanish national golf tour.[1] On the Challenge Tour, he won the 2012 Fred Olsen Challenge de España.[2]

Amateur winsEdit

  • Spanish Under 12 Championship[3]
  • Spanish Boys Championship (twice)[3]
  • Spanish Junior Championship (twice)[3]

Professional wins (2)Edit

Challenge Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 3 Jun 2012 Fred Olsen Challenge de España –19 (68-63-69-65=265) 1 stroke   Simon Wakefield

Other wins (1)Edit

  • 2002 one Peugeot Oki Tour event[3]

Playoff recordEdit

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2012 Nelson Mandela Championship   Scott Jamieson,   Steve Webster Jamieson won with par on second extra hole
de la Riva eliminated by par on first hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2013
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open
The Open Championship T15
PGA Championship
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearancesEdit

Amateur

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El cacereño Javi Colomo gana el Peugeot Tour Gran Final de Golf". 28 November 2011. Archived from the original on 17 December 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  2. ^ "De La Riva rallies for 1st Challenge Tour win". Fox News. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "European Tour biography". Retrieved 5 June 2012.

External linksEdit