Richard Bland Biography – Richard Bland Wiki
Richard Bland is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. He made European Tour history at the Betfred British Masters hosted by Danny Willett, becoming the oldest first-time winner after defeating Guido Migliozzi in a play-off to earn his maiden title, making his 478th appearance at the age of 48 years and 101 days.
Born in Burton upon Trent, Richard turned professional in 1996 and reached the final stage of the European Tour’s qualifying school in 1997 to gain his card on Europe’s second tier Challenge Tour for 1998. In 2001, he won the Challenge Tour Grand Final and gained a place on the European Tour for 2002.
In 2019, Richard also became the oldest player to graduate from the Challenge Tour at 46, 18 years after he won the Challenge Tour Grand Final in 2001. In 2021, the golfer earned his maiden victory on the European Tour at the Betfred British Masters hosted by Danny Willett. He finished a career high 11th on the Race to Dubai Rankings as he recorded eight further top ten finishes in 2021.
Richard Bland Age
He was born on 3 February 1973, in Burton-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom.
Richard Bland Wife
Is golfer Richard Bland married? He was married to Caroline Bland. Richard and Caroline were married in 2005. The marriage ended in divorce in 2010.
Richard Bland Career Earnings
Richard Bland has earned €7,731,742.20 in career earnings. He earned €1,194,833.02 in 2021, €240,432.29 in 2020, €144,336.75 in 2018, €410,327.36 in 2017, €1,234,973.83 in 2016, €441,500.20 in 2015, €463,754.20 in 2014, €247,732.69 in 2013, €184,017.64 in 2012, €117,725.65 in 2011, €451,270.64 in 2010, €277,461.83 in 2009, €88,363.36 in 2008, €164,059.89 in 2007, €319,391.43 in 2006, €190,036.81 in 2005, €2,607.57 in 2004, €142,535.10 in 2003, €318,773.53 in 2002, €5,540.37 in 2001, and €13,043.47 in 2000.
Richard Bland Net Worth
Richard Bland’s net worth is estimated to be €5 million.
Richard Bland Height
He stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m).