Born:Jan 29, 1980 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Solheim Cup player (2002). Ladies European Tour wins (2). Ladies European Tour Order of Merit winner (2002).
Martí turned professional in 2000, and recorded her only two wins on Ladies European Tour in 2001, her rookie season. The following year she came second to Karrie Webb in the Women's British Open, and won the LET Order of Merit for the season. However, further wins in Europe and on the LPGA Tour eluded her.
Marti (Esp) won the LET 2002 Evian Order of Merit, based on a season-long points total of 6,589 pts. Maria Hjorth (Swe) was second with 6,483 pts; Sophie Gustafson (Swe) was third with 5,613 pts. On the LET money list Marti finished with earnings of €222,501, Hjorth with €266,066 and Gustafson with €148,741.
Played as the Kellogg's Ladies British Masters presented by the Daily Telegraph (July 6-8). Second-placed Raquel Carriedo (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Marti (Esp), who recorded her second Ladies European Tour win. [Mottram Hall, Mottram St Andrew, Cheshire].
Played as La Perla Ladies Italian Open (May 17-20). Playing in her fourth professional event, 21-year-old tour rookie Martí (Esp) beat Raquel Carriedo (Esp), to claim her first LET win. [Poggio dei Medici GC, Scarperia, nr Florence].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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