Best & Worst: Richard Finch

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According to some, one of the funniest men on the European Tour...

European Tour funny-man Richard Finch lets rip on life as a professional golfer, maybe the humour is necessary when you’ve grown up in Hull?

The 37-year old even gets usurped by the former Manchester United and England international Phil Neville…

What’s the best part of being a Tour Pro?

“You get to travel and live the dreams that you had when you were a kid.”

Worst part of of being a Tour Pro?


“I don’t think there are any bad sides to it really.

“Although having performance related pay is one!”

What’s your best shot?

“Tap in. For birdie…”

What’s your worst shot?

“Hook.”

Who’s the best playing partner?

“Shane Lowry. I’ve played with him a couple of times and we’ve always had good fun.”

Worst playing partner?

“Mark Foster for a while!

“I’m good friends with him.”

Best hair on Tour?

“…It’s a close one…

“It boils down to Thomas Bjorn and Graeme Storm…”

Worst hair on Tour?

“David Howell.”

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Most generous player on Tour?

“Darren Clarke.”

Who’s the tightest on Tour?

“It could well be a fellow Yorkshireman or probably a Scotsman.”

Funniest player on Tour?

“Joel Sjoholm is always doing something different and funny.”

Least funny player on Tour?

“…I think it must be one of the Scandinavians…I’ll leave it at that!”

Worst career performance?

“I’ve got quite a lot to choose from!

“It was disappointing not making the Walker Cup side when an amateur.”

Best career performance?

“Final event of the year in Mallorca in 2007.”

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