Name:Melissa Linda "Mo" Martin
Born:Oct 8, 1982 in Pasadena, California.
Occupation:Professional golfer and golf instructor.
MAJORS (1): Women's British Open (2014).
After graduating from UCLA, Martin turned professional in 2005, and mainly played on the US Futures Tour until 2011. She earned full playing privileges on the US LPGA Tour in 2012. Her first LPGA Tour win came in a major championship, the 2014 Women's British Open, which she dramatically won with an eagle at the last hole.
The Ricoh Women's British Open (38th) (July 10-13). Second-placed Shanshan Feng (China) and Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 1 shot behind Martin (USA), who snatched victory with an eagle-three at the final hole. This was Martin's first win on a major tour. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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