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Martin Kaymer
Kaymer in 2006
Personal information
Born 28 December 1984 (1984-12-28) (age 36)
Düsseldorf, West Germany
Height 1.84 m
Weight 74 kg
Nationality  Germany
Residence Mettmann, Germany
Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Career
Turned professional 2005
Current tour(s) European Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 23
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 3
European Tour 11
Sunshine Tour 1
Challenge Tour 2
Other 8
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 2)
The Masters Tournament T16: 2017
U.S. Open Won: 2014
The Open Championship T7: 2010
PGA Championship Won: 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

Martin Kaymer ( born 28 December 1984) is a German professional golfer. A winner of two major championships, he was also the No. 1 ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Ranking for eight weeks in 2011.

Kaymer achieved his first major victory at the 2010 PGA Championship, which he won over Bubba Watson in a 3-hole playoff. That same year, he was also awarded the European Tour's Harry Vardon Trophy for winning the Race to Dubai. He also won the 2011 WGC-HSBC Champions.

Kaymer is also hailed for sinking a putt on the 18th hole at Medinah Country Club on the final day of the 2012 Ryder Cup, which helped win the cup for Europe and overturned a four-point deficit against the United States at the start of the final day's play.

In May 2014, Kaymer won The Players Championship, the flagship event of the PGA Tour. A month later, he led each round of the 2014 U.S. Open and won his second major by eight strokes.

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