Ben Martin Biography – Ben Martin Wiki
Ben Martin is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He earned his first PGA Tour victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in October 2014. On the Web.com Tour, he won at the United Leasing Championship in June 2013 and the Mylan Classic in August 2013.
Martin played college golf at Clemson University. He was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Golfer of the Month for the month of February 2009 after recording a third-place individual finish at the Puerto Rico Classic. Martin earned honorable mention All-American honors in 2010 and was a three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, including becoming one of just four golfers at Clemson to earn the honor as a freshman. He was also the individual medalist at the 2010 Furman Invitational.
As an amateur, Martin played in three major championships — the 2009 U.S. Open, the 2010 Masters and the 2010 U.S. Open — and was the runner-up at the 2009 U.S. Amateur Championship. He turned professional in 2010 and finished runner-up at qualifying school for the PGA Tour at the end of the year.
In 2011 on the PGA Tour, Martin made the cut in 12 of 25 events and failed to earn enough money to retain his card for 2012. He played on the Web.com Tour in 2012 and 2013, picking up his first tour win at the 2013 United Leasing Championship. He finished second on the 2013 Web.com Tour regular season money list to earn his 2014 PGA Tour card.
In October 2014, Martin earned his first career PGA Tour win at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by two strokes over Kevin Streelman.
Ben Martin Age
He was born on August 26, 1987 in Greenwood, South Carolina.
Ben Martin Wife
Is Ben Martin married? The golfer is married to his wife Kelly Martin (maiden name Karen Kelly Pearce). They have been married since 2013.
Ben Martin Parents
Both of his parents attended Clemson, but his dad, Jim Martin, graduated from Alabama. Jim attended the University of Alabama in the mid-70’s, as did his brother Les, a few years later.
“Our family grew up in Brewton and had long been indoctrinated in Alabama football,” Jim Martin told Tuscaloosa News.
Martin’s parents live in Greenwood, S.C. When Martin was just 3, his dad began taking him on short walks of three or four holes, with the toddler proudly toting his set of Fisher-Price clubs. By age 7, he was playing in tournaments.
Ben Martin Family
The PGA golfer and his wife Kelly have two daughters.
Ben Martin Net Worth
Golfer Ben Martin’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. His sponsors include Titleist, FootJoy, United National Life (UNL) Insurance and Vineyard Vines.
Ben Martin Career Earnings
PGA golfer Ben Martin has earned $8,638,831 in career earnings. 2022 Earnings: $18,913, including $15,717 at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship (PGA) and $3,196 at The Panama Championship (KORN).
Ben Martin WITB
Ben Martin WITB 2022: Titleist Pro V1x (Left Dash), TSi3 Driver (LOFT: 9), TS3 (Loft: 15), U•500 Irons, T100 (2021) Irons, Spin Milled SM8 Wedges (Loft: 46,50), Spin Milled SM8 Wedges (Loft: 54,60) and Scotty Cameron Phantom X Putters – 2021 (Details: GoLo).
He stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) and weighs 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st).
Ben Martin Instagram
Martin’s Instagram handle is @bwmartingolf1.