Who's who: Mo Martin

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  • Photo of Mo Martin
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Who's who: Mo Martin

  • Name:

    Melissa Linda "Mo" Martin
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Oct 8, 1982 in Pasadena, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

    UCLA
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer and golf instructor.
  • Turned Pro:

    2005
  • Website:

    https://www.momartingolf.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): Women's British Open (2014).

Did you know?

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.

Top tournaments won by Mo Martin

2014
Majors
287 (-1)
$474,575
Ricoh

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Martin, Mo

Score

287 (-1)

Prize money

$474,575

Title sponsor

Ricoh

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].

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