Player Profile – Martin Kaymer

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(Last Updated On: December 14, 2016)

This is the player profile of Martin Kaymer the German professional golfer. Know about his personal and professional life along with his achievements.

Player Profile – Martin Kaymer

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Basic Details about Martin Kaymer

Name: Martin Kaymer

Date of Birth: 28th December, 1984

Place of Birth: Dusseldorf, the then West Germany

Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.84 m)

Residence: Mettmann, Germany and Scottsdale, Arizona

Nationality: German

Professional Details about Martin Kaymer

Turned Pro: in 2005

Tours Playing in: European Tour and PGA Tour

Best Performances of Martin Kaymer in Majors

Masters: T31 – 2014

US Open: Winner – 2014

The Open Championship: T7 – 2010

PGA Championship: Winner – 2010

Other Achievements and Awards won by Martin Kaymer

Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year – 2007

European Tour Golfer of the Year – 2010

European Tour Race to Dubai Winner – 2010

More about Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer is a German professional golfer. He has won his first ever amateur golf tournament at the age of 20 when he won the Central German Classic in 2005. After winning quite a few tournaments as an amateur and also earned around 93, 000 Euros. Due to Martin Keymar’s repeated successes in the European Challenge Tour, he earned the card for the European Tour in 2007 and became a professional that year. Martin Kaymer also won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the year that year.

After getting the European Tour card in 2007 in the next three years Martin Kaymer won eleven European Tournaments, which included the Race to Dubai achievement as well. With the win of the PGA Championship in the United States in 2010, Martin Kaymer became the second German only after Bernhard Langer to win a Major tournament. Martin Kaymer also won the WGC-HSBC Champions and became the only tenth player to win both a major title and a World Golf Championship event.

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During the 2012 Ryder Cup Martin Kaymer’s putt on the 18th hole on the final day of the Ryder Cup was the reason for the Team Europe to lift the trophy eventually. 2014 was also good for Martin Kaymer as he won the Players Championships, which is the flagship PGA Tour tournament and a month later he won his second major by winning the US Open. In this tournament, Martin Kaymer lead all the rounds. The eventual lead of Martin Kaymer was 8 strokes.

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