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Martin Foster (golfer)

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Full name  Martin Francis Foster
Nationality  England
Turned professional  1973
Height  6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Masters Tournament  DNP
Born  12 May 1952 (age 64) Bradford, England (1952-05-12)
Weight  191 lb (87 kg; 13.6 st)
Former tour(s)  European Tour European Seniors Tour

Martin Francis Foster (born 12 May 1952) is an English professional golfer who played on the European Tour from 1974 to 1982 and later on the European Senior Tour. He never won on the European Tour but was runner-up five times, the Double Diamond Strokeplay in 1975, the Irish Open and Uniroyal International Championship in 1976, the Kerrygold International Classic in 1977 and the Coral Welsh Classic in 1980. He finished 7th in the 1976 European Tour Order of Merit.


In the 1977 Open Championship at Turnberry, Foster has a first-round 67 to lie in second place. Further rounds of 74, 75 and 73 left him tied for 26th place.

Amateur wins

  • 1969 Boys Amateur Championship
  • Results in major championships

    Note: The Open Championship was the only major Foster played.
    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" indicates a tie for a place

    Team appearances

  • World Cup (representing England): 1976
  • Double Diamond International (representing England): 1976 (winners)
  • Hennessy Cognac Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1976 (winners)
  • References

    Martin Foster (golfer) Wikipedia