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].
PGA Championship: the year’s second men’s major championship is hosted by Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, amidst doubt as to whether reigning champion Phil Mickelson will defend his title (May 19-22).
Soudal Open: Belgium’s return to European Tour golf sees 36-hole Rinkven International GC host the Soudal Open, the country’s national open championship (May 12-15).
Scottie Scheffler: bags the 2022 Masters Tournament title, and with it a fourth win in six starts on the PGA Tour and his first major championship victory.
Stephen Dodd: took the European Senior Tour’s 2021 Order of Merit honours following the abandonment due to rain of the season’s final event, the MCB Tour Championship – Mauritius (April 1-3, 2022).
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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