Ben Martin

Ben Martin

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 175 (79 kg)
Age: 35 (August 26, 1987)
Birthplace: Greenwood, South Carolina
Residence: Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Family: Wife, Kelly; Ann Pearce

Education: Clemson University 2009, Financial Management
Special Interests: Clemson athletics, Xbox
Turned Professional: 2010
City plays from: Kiawah Island, SC, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2021-22 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2015 (1) Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2013 (2) United Leasing Championship Presented by PTI, Mylan Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2016 John Deere Classic (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#48 : 2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,116,000 : 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Corales Puntacana Championship - Held the lead after each of the first three rounds of the Corales Puntacana Championship before finishing T2, one stroke behind winner Chad Ramey. Marked his second career runner-up on TOUR and first since the 2016 John Deere Classic. Fell to 0-for-3 when holding the 18-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR, 0-for-3 with the 36-hole lead/co-lead and 1-for-2 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead. Led the field in birdies with 26.
Korn Ferry Tour
NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank - Posted three rounds of 67 or better as he totaled 16-under 268 for solo-10th at the NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank.

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 205 615 1 2 3 16 40 114 90 $8,320,360
2023 1 4 1 64 $16,720
2022 16 42 1 1 2 7 9 162 $491,882
2021 18 50 1 2 9 9 177 $411,673
2020 13 36 3 6 7 162 $270,879
2019 1 2 1
2018 20 64 1 3 12 8 150 $532,936
2017 27 79 2 5 16 10 123 $850,319
2016 28 88 1 2 6 18 10 70 $1,205,730
2015 27 90 1 5 9 20 7 35 $2,717,305
2014 26 80 3 3 7 13 13 76 $1,482,836
2011 25 74 1 3 12 13 153 $340,080
2010 2 (A) 4 2
2009 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2018 CUT
2017 T30
2016 CUT
2015 T4 CUT CUT T64 T74 T17 T57
2014 CUT T26
2010 CUT CUT
2009 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2017 CUT
2016 T31 CUT T66
2015 68 T25 T68
2014 T46 CUT

Personal


  • Favorite professional team is the Atlanta Braves. Favorite entertainer is Dave Chappelle. Favorite food is steak.
  • Superstitions include only marking his ball with quarters dated before 1987.
  • Both of his parents attended Clemson, but his dad graduated from Alabama.