ResidenceMadrid, Spain
Date of Birth:20/09/1955
Place of BirthMadrid, Spain
Height & Weight5' 9" 11st 9lbs (174cm 74kg)
FamilyWife: Josefa (m. 1979); Children: Veronica (1979), Noelia (1983), Elena (1985)
InterestsFootball, tennis, all sports
Turned Pro1973
Qualifying School1980*, 82* (winner)

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Rivero’s big break on the European Tour came in 1984, when he was loaned €3,500 by the Spanish Golf Federation. The repayment was swift when he won the Lawrence Batley International that year, as well as the World Cup in Italy with José Maria Cañizares. Went on to win on three other occasions on The European Tour, and played in two winning Ryder Cup Teams in 1985 and 1987.

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European Tour Wins4
Senior Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 80,815 (1999)


Professional Ryder Cup 1985 (winners), 87 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 World Cup 1984 (winners), 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94 4 Tours World Championship 1988 Hennessy Cognac Cup 1984

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