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In March, Kaymer made his first cut of the season at the Singapore Masters ; he finished in a tie for 20th place. In his first seven events of the season, he only made one cut.
All of those events were played outside of Europe. Kaymer found immediate success once he started playing in Europe again. The following week, he finished in a tie for 3rd at the Portuguese Open.
He made seven consecutive cuts from 23 March to 1 June. During that streak, his worst finish was a tie for 35th and he recorded five top 25 finishes.
From 7 June to 9 September, Kaymer played in nine tournaments but only made two cuts. In the two tournaments where he made the cut, he did very well.
Kaymer finished in a tie for 7th at the Open de France. Seven weeks later, he finished in a tie for 2nd at the Scandinavian Masters.
Kaymer played in six of the last eight events of the season. He made the cut in all six of those events. This round tied the lowest round of the European Tour season.
He went on to finish in a tie for 7th. Two weeks later at the year-ending Volvo Masters , he finished in 6th place. The Volvo Masters had one of the strongest fields on tour in He is the first German to win the award.
Kaymer recorded five top 10s on the season. These performances took him into the top of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time.
In November he moved into the top 75, overtaking Bernhard Langer to become the highest-ranked German golfer. On 2 November, Kaymer signed with Sportyard, a sports management company based in Sweden.
Kaymer started by winning his maiden European Tour event with a wire-to-wire victory at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
This achievement lifted him to 34th in the world rankings, making him the only player in the top 50 under the age of He finished the tournament with birdie-birdie-eagle but world number one Tiger Woods topped him by one stroke.
Kaymer moved up to a high of 21st in the world rankings due to his runner-up finish. Kaymer picked up his second victory of the year at the BMW International Open , becoming the first German to win the event in its year history.
Kaymer birdied the first playoff hole to win the tournament. Kaymer came close to picking up his third win of the year at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship , but he fell to Robert Karlsson in a three-man playoff that also included Ross Fisher.
Kaymer narrowly missed selection for the Ryder Cup , but European captain Nick Faldo invited Kaymer to assist the European side in a non-playing capacity which Kaymer accepted.
The pair finished in fifth. In , Kaymer almost defended his title at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship but finished in a tie for second, one stroke behind winner Paul Casey.
He continued his success in the Middle East by finishing in a tie for fourth at the Dubai Desert Classic. He defeated Lee Westwood on the first hole of a playoff when Westwood hit his approach shot into the water.
He came from a shot behind on the final day with a round of 2-under 69 to win by two strokes. He bettered this when he moved through the final round field to finish in a tie for sixth at the PGA Championship.
Kaymer suffered an injury in a go-kart accident and missed September and October. He returned to the final stages of the Race to Dubai on the European Tour and finished the season ranked third.
He tied for eighth at the U. Open and tied for seventh at The Open Championship , after starting the final round in third place. Kaymer was a member of the winning European Ryder Cup team in He won both four-balls partnered with Westwood and Poulter , halved his foursome and lost his singles match.
He was the first player since Tiger Woods in to win three successive tournaments in a year and the first European to achieve this since Nick Faldo in He stated he would concentrate on the European Tour for , but would play several U.
After his runner-up finish at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship , Kaymer overtook Lee Westwood as the number one golfer in the world, making him only the second German after Bernhard Langer to be the top-ranked golfer in the world.
At the time he was the second youngest to reach world number one behind Tiger Woods, soon surpassed by Rory McIlroy in March , who gained the top ranking at age In April, he relinquished his number one ranking after eight weeks to Westwood, who won the Indonesian Masters.
After reaching the number one ranking, Kaymer decided to undergo a swing change to be able to move the ball both ways.
Frustrated with his disappointing results at the Masters , Kaymer looked to better shape a draw, a shot he thought he needed to be able to contend at Augusta.
He entered the final round trailing Fredrik Jacobson by five strokes, then shot a final round 9-under 63 to take the title by three strokes from Jacobson.
After parring his opening six holes, Kaymer birdied nine of the remaining twelve, with four straight birdies at the start of the back nine.
This was the biggest comeback win ever in the history of the WGC events, and the lowest final round by a WGC winner, topping a 64 set by Hunter Mahan in Kaymer became the tenth player to have won both a major and a WGC event, and the win took him back to world number four.
Kaymer struggled for most of the season dropping to 32nd in the world golf rankings. Kaymer had only 6 top tens with no worldwide victories.
The European team completed a historic comeback from down at the start of the final day. Kaymer won his singles match of the Ryder Cup against Steve Stricker by one hole.
His putt on the 18th retained the cup for Europe and completed the historic comeback. Kaymer decided to join the PGA Tour for the season.
This was the first time ever, back or front nine, that a player shot below 30 through nine holes at The Players. Open history and led to a comfortable five-stroke lead.
Added a final-round, 1-under 69, finishing at 9-under for an eight-stroke triumph over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton, the fourth largest-winning margin in Open history.
It marked the second-lowest score in U. During the week, became just the sixth player in U. Open history to get to double figures under par, reaching that mark in 32 holes, second only to McIlroy performing the feat in 26 holes in Equaled fellow German Bernhard Langer with two major championship wins and in the process marked the eighth win in the last 11 U.
Opens by an international-born player. Open in a career. Other superlatives included becoming the first player to win the U. After tying the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass course record with a first-round 63, held at least a share of the lead for all four rounds.
Shared the hole lead with Jordan Spieth and built a 3-stroke lead over the field through 14 holes. After a minute weather delay, survived a double-bogey on the par-4 15th hole with dramatic up-and-down saves for par on the 71st and 72nd holes to secure his second TOUR victory at the age of 29 years, 4 months, 13 days in his 74th career start on the TOUR.
The first-round 63 included a 7-under 29 on the front nine his final nine holes after beginning the round on No.
The 29 on Nos. Alfred Dunhill Links Championship: Finished with a 71 to T7. Needing to finish inside the top 70 in the standings to advance to the BMW Championship, could manage no better than a T47 at TPC Boston, ending his season ranked 90th in the final standings.
Finished T50 at The Barclays to move from No. World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational: Back Stateside in August, overcame a 4-over 74 in the first round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, with rounds of to climb into a T9 with three others.
His 4-under 66 Sunday tied for the low round of the day. Was 7-under the rest of the way, including weekend 69s, to T4, three shots behind winner Ernie Els.
His score left him five strokes shy of winner Jamie Donaldson. Took a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa in early December, shot a Sunday 69 and held off Charl Schwartzel for his first title of the campaign.
Survived a double bogey-6 on the par-4 third hole by adding four birdies against one bogey the rest of the way at Gary Player CC in Sun City.
Had a nice showing at the South African Open in mid-November. Opened at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate then played the weekened 7-under to T3, four shots behind winner Henrik Stenson.
A triple bogey-6 on the 17th hole in the final round was offset by eight birdies, good for a 4-under Played his final 54 holes in under at Royal Park in Turin to T5.
Finished the tournament T He was in contention at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on the Sunshine Tour but struggled to a 4-under 76 in the final round to finish solo-eighth.
The duo shot a third-round, under 61 in four-ball and trailed Ireland by two strokes going into the final round.
A 3-under 69 in foursomes left Germany two strokes behind the winning U. Showed no sign of contending when he opened his final round with six consecutive pars at Sheshan International GC.
He then went on a tear, making birdie on nine of his final 12 holes, including a back-nine 29, to storm to a three-stroke victory over Jacobson.
His final-round 63 was the lowest score by a winner in a World Golf Championships stroke-play event. Added another second-place finish in Europe, at the Omega European Masters.
In the final round at Crans-sur-Sierre, had eagles on the first and fifth holes, the latter on a par 4, and added birdies on Nos.
But pars the rest of the way left him four strokes behind Thomas Bjorn. By virtue of making the championship match, passed Lee Westwood to become No.
Held the top spot until April Entered the final round five strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy and shot a six-birdie, no-bogey 66 to win the event for a second consecutive year and third in four years.
He had 25 birdies for the week against only one bogey, going bogey-free over the final 69 holes. Picked up his third European Tour title of the campaign by shooting four rounds in the 60s, including a final-round 66 at St.
Improved to fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking, his then-highest career position. Reeled off two birdies to finish his third round and then shot a second consecutive 66 Sunday to roll to a four-stroke win over Christian Nilsson and Fabrizio Zanotti at Hilversumsche GC.
Overcame a four-stroke, final-round deficit of hole leader Nick Watney to claim the biggest win of his career, at the PGA Championship. Posted a final-round 70 to tie Bubba Watson and force an aggregate, three-hole playoff.
Tied through two holes, bogeyed the third and final hole to edge Watson for his first win in the U. Had just two bogeys on scorecard over final 55 holes.
Joined countryman and two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer as major champions hailing from Germany.
Was T7 at The Open Championship in third start at that event. Entered the final round in third place, a distant seven shots behind Louis Oosthuizen and finished T7 after a 74 Sunday.
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