Bob Martin (2 Open's )

1853 - 1917

Robert Martin (c. 1853 – 9 March 1917) was a Scottish golfer from St Andrews. He was runner-up in The Open Championship at Prestwick in 1875 and he won the Open at St Andrews in 1876 and 1885.

Martin was born at Cupar, Scotland, circa 1853.

Martin was a frequent competitor in The Open Championship in the late 19th century. In total, he had ten top-10 finishes including wins in the 1876 and 1885 Open Championship tournaments.

He died on 9 March 1917 at StrathkinnessScotland, of pulmonary tuberculosis.[1][2][3][4]