Mark Foster (golfer)

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Mark Foster
— Golfer —
Mark Foster.JPG
At KLM Open, 2009
Personal information
Full name Mark B. Foster
Born (1975-08-01) 1 August 1975 (age 39)
Worksop, Notts., England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Nationality  England
Residence Worksop, Notts., England
Spouse Sophie
Career
Turned professional 1995
Current tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Challenge Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T28: 2003
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Challenge Tour
Rankings winner
2001

Mark B. Foster (born 1 August 1975) is an English professional golfer.

Foster was born in Worksop. He won the English Amateur twice before turning professional in 1995. For the first few years as a professional he was troubled by back problems, but in 2001 he won twice on the Challenge Tour and topped the money list. He won for the first time on the European Tour at the 2003 Dunhill Championship in South Africa. In 2011 he had his career best finish on the Order of Merit in 32nd position.

Amateur wins (4)[edit]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of
Victory
Runners-up
1 19 Jan 2003 Dunhill Championship -15 (70-66-69-68=273) Playoff Denmark Anders Hansen, South Africa Trevor Immelman,
Scotland Paul Lawrie, South Africa Doug McGuigan,
South Africa Bradford Vaughan

European Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2003 Dunhill Championship Denmark Anders Hansen, South Africa Trevor Immelman,
Scotland Paul Lawrie, South Africa Doug McGuigan,
South Africa Bradford Vaughan
Won with eagle on second extra hole
Hansen and McGuigan eliminated with birdie on first hole
2 2011 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles Denmark Thomas Bjørn, South Africa George Coetzee,
Spain Pablo Larrazábal, Austria Bernd Wiesberger
Bjorn won with birdie on fifth extra hole
Foster eliminated with par on fourth hole
Larrázabal eliminated with par on second hole
Wiesberger eliminated with par on first hole

Challenge Tour wins (3)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Mark Foster
Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T28 T63 DNP DNP T35
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

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