Martin Kaymer Biography – Martin Kaymer Wiki
Martin Kaymer is a German professional golfer. He turned professional at age 20 in 2005 and is a member of the European Tour. He is a winner of two major championships: the 2010 PGA Championship and the 2011 WGC-HSBC Champions. He has 11 European Tour titles, including the 2010 US PGA Championship, 2011 WGC-HSBC Champions and 2014 U.S Open.
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.
He turned professional in 2005 and won five times in 14 starts in 2006 on the EPD Tour, shooting 59 in one event, before finishing fourth in the 2006 Challenge Tour Rankings after playing just eight events and winning two. He won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award on his maiden season on the top tier in 2007 and the 2010 Race to Dubai after a season featuring four victories.
He was the No. 1 ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2011 and has played a key role in four Ryder Cup appearances, holing the winning putt to seal the Miracle at Medinah in 2012.
In May 2014, Kaymer won The Players Championship, the flagship event of the PGA Tour. In June, he led each round of the 2014 U.S. Open and won his second major by eight strokes.
Martin Kaymer Age
Martin Kaymer was born on 28 December 1984, in Düsseldorf, West Germany.
Martin Kaymer Wife
Is Martin Kaymer married? Kaymer has been in an on-and-off relationship with British television personality Melanie Sykes. In Feb. 2018, The Sun reported that Sykes and Kaymer jetted around the world together on-and-off for three years to that point.
Sykes has been married and divorced twice. Her first marriage was to Italian actor Daniel Caltagirone. They got married in 2001 in the Caribbean after meeting during a radio interview on Galaxy FM. The couple had two children together, Valentino and Roman. Sykes remarried in May 2013 to Jack Cockings, who was 16 years her junior. They divorced in 2016. Sykes has also dated Matt Goss and Max Beesley
Kaymer previously dated LPGA golfer Allison Micheletti before the two broke up in 2012. She eventually married former NHL star Mike Modano, who is 19 years her senior, in 2013.
Martin Kaymer Family
Kaymer was born to Horst Kaymer and Rina Kaymer. His father, Horst Kaymer, is a former corporate executive. His mother, Rina Kaymer, passed away of complications from skin cancer in 2008. He paid an emotional tribute to his deceased Mum after winning the Players’ Championship on Mother’s Day 2014. Following his Players’ Championship victory, Kaymer said holding back the tears: “My mother was always there to be affectionate and show us love. When my Mom passed away, that stopped. Mother’s Day is always a nice day.” He has an elder brother, Philip Kaymer, who is two years his elder.
Martin Kaymer Height
How tall is Martin Kaymer? He stands at a height of 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) and has a weight of 74 kg (163 lb).
Martin Kaymer Career Earnings
Kaymer has earned total career earnings of $11,392,872.
Martin Kaymer Net Worth
Martin Kaymer has an estimated net worth of $22 million.
Martin Kaymer Instagram
Martin Kaymer’s Instagram handle is @martinkaymer59.