Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer

(KY-mer)

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 165 (75 kg)
Age: 35 (December 28, 1984)
Birthplace: Dusseldorf, Germany
Residence: Mettmann, Germany
Family: Single

Special Interests: Soccer, basketball, go-karting
Turned Professional: 2005
City plays from: Mettmann, Germany


Exempt Status


PGA TOUR126-150 in 2018-19 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2010 (1) PGA Championship. 2014 (2) THE PLAYERS Championship, U.S. Open.
International Victories (12):
2006 Open des Volcans [EurChall]. 2006 Vodafone Challenge [EurChall]. 2008 Abu Dhabi Championship [Eur]. 2008 BMW International Open [Eur]. 2009 Open de France [Eur]. 2009 The Barclays Scottish Open [Eur]. 2010 Abu Dhabi Championship [Eur]. 2010 KLM Open [Eur]. 2010 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship [Eur]. 2011 Abu Dhabi Championship [Eur]. 2011 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions [Eur]. 2012 Nedbank Golf Challenge [SAf].
Other Victories (1):
2014 PGA Grand Slam of Golf.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2014 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#5 : 2014 U.S. Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2011 Valero Texas Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,800,000 : 2014 THE PLAYERS Championship (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 World Cup : 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2018 Olympic Games : 2016

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 144 455 3 1 2 18 42 107 36 1 $11,304,931
2021 1 2 1
2020 2 2 2
2019 14 44 1 1 1 10 4 150 $877,761
2018 11 31 5 5 1 213 $115,379
2017 10 36 1 5 10 $651,046
2016 10 34 1 2 9 1 $476,240
2015 13 40 1 4 9 4 139 $886,378
2014 19 64 2 4 8 15 4 16 $4,532,537
2013 17 58 3 4 14 3 84 $882,937
2012 8 24 1 4 6 2 $283,357
2011 10 32 1 1 5 8 2 $344,209
2010 10 30 1 1 4 6 7 3 $1,762,793
2009 11 36 1 3 9 2 $454,657
2008 8 22 5 3 $37,638
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2021 CUT
2020 CUT
2019 71 T51 CUT T35
2018 CUT 48 T42 CUT CUT
2017 T69 T16 T35 T37 T40 T23 T17 DNS
2016 T39 T49 T7 T37 T36 T30 T42 T18
2015 T56 CUT T12 CUT T12 T6 T31 T34 T45
2014 1 T31 CUT 1 70 T8 T58 T33 T56
2013 T43 T35 T33 T59 T32 T49 T9 T9
2012 T15 T44 CUT T15 CUT 9 T20 T9 T29
2011 T19 CUT CUT T39 T12 1 T24 2 T29
2010 T34 CUT 1 (P) T8 T7 T30 T3 T17 T22
2009 T55 CUT T6 CUT T34 T6 T35 T17 T60
2008 CUT CUT T53 80 T57 T33 T68
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2014 CUT T7 T16 T23
2013 T50 T47

Personal


  • Early sports included gymnastics and football.
  • First experience on the golf course was age 10 with his father and brother.
  • Cites Ernie Els as his golf hero.