Martin Kaymer

Stats

height
6'1"
country
Germany
Turned Pro
2004
Date of Birth
10/12/1984
resides
Mettmann, Germany; Scottsdale, Arizona

bio

Martin Kaymer's meteoric rise to global golf stardom culminated in February 2011 when he became the No. 1 player in the world. His accomplishments included winning five times around the world, including the PGA Championship; playing for Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team; and winning the European Tour's Race to Dubai. He won twice in 2011, first at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship by eight shots and again at the WGC-HSBC Champions in November 2011. In 2012 Martin qualified for the Ryder Cup team and went on to hole the putt that retained the trophy for Europe.

career highlights

  • Winner, 2010 PGA Championship
  • Won 2010 Race to Dubai, ended year ranked as Europe’s No. 1 player
  • Finished third in European Tour’s Race to Dubai in 2011
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