Bob Martin (golfer)

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Bob Martin
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Bob Martin
Born 1848
St Andrews, Scotland
Died 1917 (68 or 69)
Nationality  Scotland
Career
Status Professional
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 2)
Masters Tournament NYF
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship Won: 1876, 1885
PGA Championship DNP

Bob Martin (1848–1917) was a Scottish golfer from the "Home of Golf", 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.

Major championships[edit]

Wins (2)[edit]

Year Championship 18 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1876 The Open Championship Tied for lead 86-90=176 Playoff 1 Scotland Davie Strath
1885 The Open Championship (2) 1 shot deficit 84-87=171 1 stroke Scotland Archie Simpson

1 Strath failed to participate in the playoff, so Martin won by default.[1]

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879
The Open Championship T9 4 2 1 T8 T4 17
Tournament 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889
The Open Championship DNP 4 T3 DNP DNP 1 DNP 2 T15 DNP
Tournament 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895
The Open Championship DNP T32 DNP DNP DNP WD

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St Andrews — 1876". opengolf.com. Retrieved 17 July 2010.