Focus on Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer was born on 28 December 1984, in Dusseldorf, West Germany. He is now a professional golfer representing Germany. He started playing at a professional lever in 2005. He currently has a membership of the European tour. He achieved victory in 10 of the tournaments, including the 4 in 2010 to win the Race to Dubai for the first time. He became the second German to win a major championship by winning the 2010 PGA championship. In 2011 he became the 10th player in the world to have won a major championship and a world golf championship event by winning the 2011 WGC-HSBC Championships.

Martin Kaymer failed to make the cut in the first five events of the season though his debut was on the 2007 European tour. At the Singapore Masters Kaymer made his first cut by finishing in a tie for the 20th place. Once in Europe he found success again. At the Madiera Island Open he finished 15th. In the Portuguese open, he finished in a tie for the 3rd position. He signed with a Sweden based sports company on 2nd November of the same year. His streak of success continued and helped him sail through 2008-09, the Abu-Dhabi Golf Championship, BMW International Open, Barclay’s Scottish Open to name a few.

In 2010 he won his first PGA Championship by defeating Ian Poulter. On 15 August 2010 he won the PGA Championship at the Whistling Straits. At the end of the year he was awarded the Tour Golfer of the Year award, jointedly with Greame McDowell. In 2011 Martin Kaymer went on to become the rank 1 player according to the official world golf rankings following his WGC-HSBC Championship victory. However he lost his rank to Westwood after staying for just 8 weeks. In 2013 he decided to join the PGA tour for 2013.