|Full name||Martha Nause|
|Born||September 10, 1954|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|College||St. Olaf College|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1978–1999)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships|
|ANA Inspiration||T6: 1991|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T10: 1981|
|U.S. Women's Open||8th: 1987|
|du Maurier Classic||Won: 1994|
|Achievements and awards|
|Heather Farr Player Award||1996|
Nause's other tour wins were the 1991 LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out and the 1988 Planters Pat Bradley International. She played on winning teams for the USA against Japan in the Nichirei Cup in 1988, 1991 and 1994. Her best money list finish was 19th in 1988. Her last full season on the tour was 1999 and she later became a college golf coach.
Nause also played on the Legends Tour. In 2006, she won the Hy-Vee Classic on the Legends Tour and was the tour's leading money earner. She played in the U.S. Women's Open in 2008 and 2010 and the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open in 2018.
Nause coached the Macalester College men's and women's golf teams from 2000 to 2012 and was named 2006-07 MIAC Women's Golf Coach of the Year after guiding the Scots to their best finish ever. She coached numerous All-Conference and NCAA Division III championship golfers, including four All-Americans.
Nause was a long-time student of golf instructor Manuel de la Torre.
LPGA Tour wins (3)
|LPGA Tour major championships (1)|
|Other LPGA Tour (2)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Aug 6, 1988||Planters Pat Bradley International||14 points||1 point|| Judy Dickinson|
|2||Aug 25, 1991||LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out||–13 (68-73-69-65=275)||1 stroke||Kris Monaghan|
|3||Aug 28, 1994||du Maurier Classic||–9 (65-71-72-71=279)||1 stroke||Michelle McGann|
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||1996||HealthSouth Inaugural|| Jane Geddes
|Webb won with par on fourth extra hole|
Nause eliminated with par on first hole
Legends Tour wins (1)
- 2006 HyVee Classic
|1994||du Maurier Classic||–9 (65-71-72-71=279)||1 stroke||Michelle McGann|
- Handa Cup (representing the United States): 2006 (winners)