Kaymer holds on to win at Sun City

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 01, 2012

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 27: Martin Kaymer of Germany waves at the camera on the tenth hole during the Pro Am prior to the start of the Commercialbank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club on January 27, 2009 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
Martin Kaymer held on through the final five holes for a 2-shot victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at a rainy Sun City on Sunday, earning the German his first title of 2012 and something else to celebrate alongside a momentous Ryder Cup-retaining putt at Medinah. Kaymer finished with an 8-under 280 ahead of South Africa's Charl Schwartzel in second. Kaymer was twice in trouble toward the end, first pulling his tee shoot deep into the rough on the par-5 No. 14. He blasted out and eventually made a brilliant birdie. He then bogeyed No. 15 to allow Schwartzel to get within one shot, but recovered his composure through the last three to close out a first win since November 2011. American Bill Haas was third on 3 under par.
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