Richard (RLee) started playing golf at the age of 12 and quickly grew to love the game. As an amateur he represented Auckland and New Zealand before going on the win the New Zealand Amateur Championship defeating Michael Campbell in the final.
In 1994 he turned pro joining the NZPGA and spent the next 22 years playing abroad on the Australasian, Japanese and Asian Tours. He has also competed in over 50 European Tour events.
-2003 Vanuatu Open champion
-2005 Thailand Open champion
-2007 World Cup team member Royal Melbourne course record 62 (-10)
-2 time winner of New Zealand order of merit.
-First New Zealander to shoot 59 in a tournament.
Now with a young family Richard has taken a step back from professional golf and has joined the team at JK’s World of Golf where he plans to teach people this wonderful game.