This is the player profile of Martin Kaymer the German professional golfer. Know about his personal and professional life along with his achievements.
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
Professional Details about Martin Kaymer
Turned Pro: in 2005
Tours Playing in: European Tour and PGA Tour
Number of wins by Tours
PGA Tour – 3
European Tour – 11
Sunshine Tour – 1
Challenge Tour – 2
Other – 8
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.
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 leads all the rounds. The eventual lead of Martin Kaymer was 8 strokes.