Bob Martin (golfer)
|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Robert Martin|
|Died||9 March 1917 (aged 64)
|Best results in major championships
|The Open Championship||Won: 1876, 1885|
Robert Martin (1853 – 9 March 1917) was a Scottish golfer from St Andrews. He was runner up in The Open Championship at Prestwick in 1875 and he won the Open at St Andrews in 1876 and 1885. He died in 1917 of pulmonary tuberculosis.
|Year||Championship||18 holes||Winning score||Margin||Runner-up|
|1876||The Open Championship||Tied for lead||86-90=176||Playoff 1||Davie Strath|
|1885||The Open Championship (2)||1 shot deficit||84-87=171||1 stroke||Archie Simpson|
1 Strath failed to participate in the playoff, so Martin won by default.
|The Open Championship||T9||4||2||1||T8||T4||17|
|The Open Championship||DNP||4||T3||DNP||DNP||1||DNP||2||T15||DNP|
|The Open Championship||DNP||T32||DNP||DNP||DNP||WD|
- Note: Martin played only in The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10
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- "Golf - Death of ex-champion at St Andrews". The Glasgow Herald. 12 March 1917. p. 11.
- "Death of old golf champion". The Times. 12 March 1917. p. 2.
- "Foreign Notes - by our British correspondent: London, April 10, 1917" (PDF). The American Golfer (LA84 Foundation): 615. May 1917. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
- "St Andrews — 1876". opengolf.com. Retrieved 17 July 2010.
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