|Nationality United States|
Professional wins 4
Weight 79 kg
College Clemson University
Name Ben Martin
Current tours PGA TOUR
|Turned professional 2010|
Role Professional golfer
Education Clemson University
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Height 1.80 m
|Born August 26, 1987 (age 28)
Greenwood, South Carolina (1987-08-26) |
Residence Greenwood, South Carolina
Spouse Karen Kelly Pearce (m. 2013)
Similar People Brendon Todd, Robert Streb, Russell Henley, Kevin Streelman, Matt Every
Ben Martin (born August 26, 1987) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.
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- Professional career
- Other wins (1)
- Results in major championships
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As an amateur, Martin played in three major championships and was the runner-up at the 2009 U.S. Amateur. Having turned professional in 2010, he won in his second professional event, and finished runner-up at qualifying school for the PGA Tour at the end of the year.
In 2011 on the PGA Tour, Martin made the cut in 12 of 25 events and failed to earn enough money to retain his card for 2012. He played on the Web.com Tour in 2012 and 2013, picking up his first tour win at the 2013 United Leasing Championship. He finished second on the 2013 Web.com Tour regular season money list to earn his 2014 PGA Tour card. On October 19, 2014, Martin played the last four holes in 4-under-par, including a 46-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to earn his first career PGA Tour win at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by two strokes over Kevin Streelman.
In 2014, Martin's second full season the PGA Tour, he finished 76th in the final FedEx Cup standings. He had three top-10 finishes on the season, including a solo third at the Puerto Rico Open and a tie for third at the RBC Heritage and the Quicken Loans National.
Martin's 2015 campaign got off to a quick start with a victory in his second event of the season at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, his first of his career. He then added top-10s at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, The Players Championship and the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.
Other wins (1)
Results in major championships
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.