Richard Johnson (golfer)
Richard Johnson (born 2 February 1972) is a Welsh professional golfer.
|Born||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|
|Korn Ferry Tour||4|
|Achievements and awards|
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 Caerphilly.
Professional wins (4)Edit
Nationwide Tour wins (4)Edit
|Tour Championships (1)|
|Other Nationwide Tour (3)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|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 at Barona Creek||−20 (66-64-67-67=264)||1 stroke||Michael Letzig|
Nationwide Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||2007||Mark Christopher Charity Classic||Jeremy Anderson, Matt Jones||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
- St Andrews Trophy (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 1994 (winners)