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Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer
Personal information
NameMartin Kaymer
Full nameMartin Kaymer
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0.5 in)
NationalityGermany
ResidenceMettmann, Germany
Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Career
Turned professional2005
Current toursEuropean Tour
Professional wins17
Number of wins by tour
European Tour9
Challenge Tour2
Other Major tour wins6
Best results in Major Championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
U.S. OpenT8: 2010
The Open ChampionshipT8: 2010
PGA ChampionshipWon: 2010
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
2007
European Tour
Race to Dubai winner
2010
European Tour
Golfer of the Year
2010

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Martin Kaymer (born 28 December 1984) is a German professional golfer. He became the No. 1 ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Rankings on 27 February 2011 after his runner-up finish in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Kaymer was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. He turned professional in 2005 and is a member of the European Tour. He has won nine tournaments on the tour including four in 2010 to win the Race to Dubai, formerly the Order of Merit, for the first time. Among those wins was the 2010 PGA Championship, a victory which made him only the second German to win a major championship, after Bernhard Langer.


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