DP WORLD TOUR
During his amateur career, Ricardo excelled and represented the University of Central Florida and was a part of the victorious European team in the 2014 Palmer Cup.
In 2015, he had two victories and was ultimately being named the Challenge Tour Number One.
As a rookie on the European Tour in 2016, he made a lasting impression, becoming the highest-ranked Portuguese player in history and finishing an impressive 54th place on the Race to Dubai. His standout moment was a third-place finish at the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player.
Additionally, he proudly represented Portugal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
In 2021, Gouveia won twice on the Challenge Tour at the Italian Challenge and Made in Esbjerg Challenge, earning a second place on the season-long Road to Mallorca Rankings, which led to his return to the DP World Tour for 2022.