Martin Foster (golfer)

Martin Francis Foster (born 12 May 1952) is an English professional golfer who played on the European Tour from 1974 to 1982 and later on the European Senior Tour. He never won on the European Tour but was runner-up five times, the Double Diamond Strokeplay in 1975, the Irish Open and Uniroyal International Championship in 1976, the Kerrygold International Classic in 1977 and the Coral Welsh Classic in 1980. He finished 7th in the 1976 European Tour Order of Merit.

Martin Foster
Personal information
Full nameMartin Francis Foster
Born (1952-05-12) 12 May 1952 (age 68)
Bradford, England
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight191 lb (87 kg; 13.6 st)
Nationality England
Turned professional1973
Former tour(s)European Tour
European Seniors Tour
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT23: 1975

In the 1977 Open Championship at Turnberry, Foster has a first-round 67 to lie in second place.[1] Further rounds of 74, 75 and 73 left him tied for 26th place.[2]

Amateur winsEdit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
The Open Championship CUT CUT T23 T38 T26 T41

Note: Foster only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearancesEdit


  1. ^ "Schroeder leads". The Glasgow Herald. 7 July 1977. p. 20.
  2. ^ "How they finished". The Glasgow Herald. 11 July 1977. p. 20.

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