Before competing as a professional on the “Road to the LPGA,” Martin attended Texas Christian University where she earned 2017 All-Big 12 recognition. Over four years of competing for the Horned Frogs, she learned lessons beyond how to compete at the next level of golf.
“When I think back to my experience as a student-athlete at Texas Christian University, it just sparkles in my mind. It was then that God revealed the impact golf has had on my life, allowing me to see golf in a whole new light. This sport has shaped my life in so many ways,” Martin said. “It has taught me many valuable life lessons, I’ve built lifelong relationships, and it has brought me some of my very best friends. It has taken me to some of the most beautiful places, paid my way to a college education, and it has served as a platform God has given me to glorify Him. I truly wish that every girl had this same opportunity.”
From Indiana all the way to Florida, Martin has made donations to nine different LPGA*USGA Girls Golf locations since she started Played with Heart Inc. In 2020, Martin did not let any obstacles come in the way of her charitable efforts, but rather she was inspired to find new locations to donate to throughout the country. She buckled up for the road on tour and made sure to bring donations with her along the way.