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Official World Golf Ranking: 218
Born: Sat,Feb 3,1973 - Burton-on-Trent, England
Age: 48y 2m 17d, Nationality: GBR
Height: 6'1", Weight: 200lbs
Home: Southampton, England
Turned Pro: 1996, Joined European Tour: 2002
Notes: Bland was born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. Turned professional in 1996 after a glittering amateur career where he won the 1994 European Amateur Championship. He reached the final stage of the European Tour's qualifying school in 1997 to gain his card on Europe's Challenge Tour for 1998. In 2001 he won for the first time, at the season ending Challenge Tour Grand Final. The win catapulted him up the rankings and onto the European Tour for 2002. Bland had modera...

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Richard Bland

Bland was born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. Turned professional in 1996 after a glittering amateur career where he won the 1994 European Amateur Championship. He reached the final stage of the European Tour's qualifying school in 1997 to gain his card on Europe's Challenge Tour for 1998. In 2001 he won for the first time, at the season ending Challenge Tour Grand Final. The win catapulted him up the rankings and onto the European Tour for 2002.
Bland had moderate success during his rookie season on the European Tour, ending the year in 73rd place on the Order of Merit with a best tournament finish of tied for 2nd place behind Soren Hansen at the Murphy's Irish Open after a playoff. Ran Nick Dougherty close for the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award in 2002.
He has failed to win enough money to maintain his card on the European Tour several times but has quickly regained his playing status each time, via the Challenge Tour rankings in 2004 and 2008 and via qualifying school in 2007 and 2011. In 2012 he was the last player to secure his playing rights for the 2013 season via the Order of Merit by a margin of less than a thousand euros.
2013 Notes: Played in 26 European Tour events making the cut in 15 with 2, top-tens. Best finish was T-5th at the Madeira Islands Open and T-10th at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Was 108th in the Race to Dubai with Euros247,733.
2014 Notes: Played in 30 European Tour events making the cut 22 with 3, top-tens. Best finish was T-4th at the Portugal Masters and a T-5th at the Troph?e Hassan II. Was 66th in the Race to Dubai with euros463,754.
2015 Notes: Played in 28 European Tour events making 19 cuts with 2, top-tens. Best finish was T-9th at the Troph?e Hassan II and the Porsche European Open. Was 73rd in the Race to Dubai with euros441,496.
2016 Notes: Played in 29 events and made 27 cuts. Season started with top ten finishes at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters (T-7th) and Maybank Championship Malaysia (T-6th) adding to a T-3rd at the Volvo China Open ? his best result in six years. Finished 28th on the Race to Dubai with euros1,234,966 - his highest season ending, thanks of seven top ten finished.
2017 Notes: Went into the season with 402 European Tour starts without a victory (European Tour record of player without a victory, Ross Drummond, 486 starts). Did come close at the BMW International as he was T-2nd, one back of winner Andres Romero. That is his career best finish and only top-ten of the year.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 465, Cuts Made: 267 (57%), Top Tens: 30 (6%) , Rounds: 1436, Scoring Avg: 71.48, Career Earnings: $6,706,011 - Best Finish: T-2nd (3 times)
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Career Totals for Richard Bland per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
2927
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
1655%
  
  
  
  
  
69.871.2
  
----$1,377,327
30
  
73%00%
  
  
310%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.870.670.7----
  
  
14
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.571.470.871.971.1
  
----
  
  
19
  
  
  
  
7%
  
  
  
26%
  
70.6
  
69.8
  
71.270.671.0----$597,883
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.370.070.1
  
70.271.2
  
----
  
26
  
  
00%
  
  
  
8%
  
15%
  
72.1
  
71.8
  
72.571.672.1----
  
  
1662%
  
  
14%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.670.571.1----$326,654
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
2
  
  
  
53
  
  
  
  
72.371.1
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
4%312%
  
  
  
72.571.872.072.1
  
----
  
  
  
63%00%14%
  
4%
  
  
74
  
71.1
  
  
71.371.7
  
----$537,073
28
  
68%
  
  
  
  
  
7%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.471.070.6----
  
21
  
  
0
  
00%
  
  
838%6970.7
  
71.270.970.871.170.9----
  
  
  
  
0
  
00%
  
  
6
  
8971.972.3
  
  
72.171.9
  
----
  
  
  
48%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
4
  
  
  
72.972.871.272.372.072.2----$228,223
  
  
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
4
  
  
  
  
  
73.072.471.472.2----
  
33
  
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
2
  
86
  
72.9
  
72.772.872.4
  
----$138,232
  
  
46%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.5
  
  
71.771.571.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
00%
  
25%
  
  
  
  
  
71.872.271.9----$11,915
  
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.8
  
73.072.573.0
  
----
  
  
240%0
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
72.4
  
  
  
72.270.3
  
----
  
  
  
67%
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.573.072.572.8
  
----
  
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals46226701730981430$6,706,012
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.