Martin Foster (golfer)

Martin Foster
Personal information
Full name Martin Francis Foster
Born (1952-05-12) 12 May 1952
Bradford, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13.6 st)
Nationality  England
Turned professional 1973
Former tour(s) European Tour
European Seniors Tour
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T23: 1973
PGA Championship DNP

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.

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 wins

Results in major championships

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

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Foster played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances


  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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