David J Russell (born 2 May 1954) is an Englishgolfer. He uses his middle initial professionally to distinguish himself from another English European Tour golfer, David A Russell, who is three years younger. He turned professional in 1973 and spent many years on the European Tour, making the top one hundred on the Order or Merit twelve times between 1979 and 1992, with a best ranking of twenty-fourth in 1985. His two European Tour wins came at the 1985 Car Care Plan International and the 1992 Lyon Open V33. He joined the European Seniors Tour on turning fifty and came second in each of his first two senior tournaments. In 2005, in his first full season as a senior, he had three more runner-up finishes on the European Seniors Tour and ended the season eighth on the Order of Merit. May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area â Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 kmÂ² Population âmid-2004... Golfer after swing. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ...
Russell has been selected by Ian Woosnam as a Captain's Assistant for the 2006 Ryder Cup. The cover of Ian Woosnams 2003 autobiography. ... The 36th Ryder Cup Matches will held between September 22 and September 24 at the Kildare Golf and Country Club, Straffan, Co. ...
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