Mo Martin is a professional golfer from the United States who competes on the LPGA Tour. Her first major victory on tour came in 2014 when she won the Women’s British Open. Melissa Linda is his full name. Mo Martin’s father gave the nickname “Mo” to her.

Quick Info 
Full NameMelissa Linda Martin
NicknameMo Martin
Date of birth
1982, October 8
Place of birth
Pasadena
NationalityAmerican
Father's NameAllen Martin
Mother's NameLinda Martin
Net worth$3 Million
EthnicityMixed
Profession
Golf player
EducationUniversity of Califonia Los Angeles
ReligionChristian
Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendJennifer
Age38 Years Old

Mo Martin is a well-known professional golfer from the United States. Now, she is a member of the LPGA Tour. Mo Martin began his professional career in 2005. Martin began her professional career as a member of the Futures Tour. Mo Martin has won four major professional titles, including one on the LPGA Tour and three on the Symetra Tour.

 

Early life

Mo Martin was born in Pasadena, California, on October 8, 1982. Allen Martin and his wife, Linda Martin, are her parents. Her father was a lawyer who taught her how to play golf when she was a kid. When Mo Martin was twenty years old, her father died. Martin enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, after graduating from high school. Mo Martin is five feet and one inch tall, weighing 52 kg.

Mo Martin
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Martin was a four-year member of the UCLA golf team, having walked on as a freshman. Mo Martin was named the Bruins’ Most Valuable Player in 2002, received UCLA academic awards, and was named to the Pac-10 Academic Honor Roll three times. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2005.

 

Career

Mo Martin began playing golf with her father at a young age. She was a member of the University of California Los Angeles golf team. Martin went straight into the workforce after graduating from university. In 2007, at the El Paso Golf Classic, the American golfer earned her maiden professional title. She won the USI Championship the following season.

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Mo Martin went professional in 2005, and on January 23, 2006, he joined the Futures Tour. She competed in the 2007 US Women’s Open but did not cut. Martin received the Heather Wilbur Attitude Award from the Futures Tour in 2010, which is given to the player who “best exhibits dedication, courage, tenacity, love of the game, and spirit toward reaching goals as a professional golfer.” Her peers on tour nominate her for the annual award. With 11 top-10 finishes and one victory on the LPGA Tour in 2011, she gained full playing privileges for the 2012 season.

She won the Women’s British Open in 2014, becoming the first woman to win a major championship on the LPGA Tour. She was in the lead after 36 holes, but a Saturday 77 (+5) placed her three strokes back. On Sunday, she won by one stroke over Shanshan Feng and Suzann Pettersen after making an eagle on the 18th hole. Martin’s eagle was her first of the 2014 season, and the victory vaulted her from 99th to 26th in the women’s world rankings. Her best major finish was a tie for 29th place at the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship.

 

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Relationship status

Martin keeps her love life and relationship status a closely guarded secret. She hasn’t spoken anything in public about her partner. Martin is a member of the LGBTQ community. Jennifer, her long-term partner, is dating her. The couple has been dating since two years. Martin revealed her sexual orientation in 2019 via a tweet on her Twitter account.

 

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Net worth

Mo Martin has a net worth of more than $3 million dollars. Martin earned $171,345 in her debut year on the 2012 LPGA circuits. She took part in twenty-one events and was eliminated from sixteen of them. However, with her triumph in the RICOH Women’s British Open, the American golfer earned $680,624 from twenty-five events in 2014, becoming the first woman to win the Rolex Women’s British Open.

Mo Martin
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Martin earned $339,205 in 2015 after competing in twenty-eight LPGA competitions. Martin earned $732,914 the following season, bringing his career earnings to $2 million. Mo only competed in seven events in 2019 and made five cuts, earning $53,739.

 

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