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Final-round comebacks the early theme on 2015 European Tour

The European Tour has served up final-day turnarounds at the South African Open and the Abu Dhabi Championship to make for a compelling start to the 2015 season. History suggests the tight finishes and drama will continue at the Qatar Masters starting Wednesday. Spanish star Sergio Garcia has been at the center of dramatic finales in Doha over the past two years, losing out to Chris...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaymer's collapse lets in Stal to win Abu Dhabi Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Gary Stal of France came from 10 shots behind to capitalize on an improbable meltdown by Martin Kaymer and win the Abu Dhabi Championship after a frantic final round on Sunday. Kaymer looked like cruising to a fourth title in Abu Dhabi after making three birdies in his opening four holes to extend his six-stroke lead from overnight, only to drop...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Euro Tour: Kaymer closes in on fourth Abu Dhabi title in eight years

  Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65 in the third round on Saturday to extend his overnight lead from one stroke to six. He moved to 20-under 196 overall -- a record-low total here after 54 holes. The U.S....
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaymer turning Abu Dhabi Championship into a procession

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65 in the third round on Saturday to extend his overnight lead from one stroke to six. He moved to 20-under 196 overall - a record-low total...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Rory McIlroy gets first hole-in-one

  Rory McIlroy made his first competitive hole-in-one as a professional in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday. McIlroy threw his hands in the air and high-fived playing partner Rickie Fowler after his 9-iron from 177 yards at the par-3 15th hopped right and trickled into the cup. The world No. 1 is 6-under 66, which puts him in third on 11 under and two...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Relentless Kaymer pulls 5 shots clear in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Three-time winner Martin Kaymer tightened his grip on the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull five strokes clear midway through the second round. Two brilliant shots from the sand were the highlights for the overnight leader, who chipped in from a greenside bunker on his 10th hole and set up his fifth and last birdie...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The shots that defined the majors

One putt gave Bubba Watson a rare sense of calm. One swing reminded Martin Kaymer he finally had all the shots. One pitch proved to Rory McIlroy he could master links golf. These were not the defining shots from the majors this year. But they meant something special to the winners, and they were tied to lessons from the past. Asked to choose the signature shot of his Masters victory...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: December 4, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Dec. 4: • Golfer Martin Kaymer has a new...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 European Tour seasons opens in Sun City

The fight to topple Rory McIlroy starts again on Thursday. It's not yet 2015, but the new European Tour season opens this week in South Africa at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, with three former top-ranked players among those looking to get a jump on 2014 money list winner and No. 1 McIlroy. Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood return to the Gary Player Country Club in the wilderness...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It's all fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open

Colin Montgomerie, Victor Dubuisson and Martin Kaymer enjoy fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open. 
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It’s All Fireworks & Fun At The Turkish Airlines Open

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Dubuisson & Kaymer Set Off Fireworks At Maxx Royal Target Challenge The Turkish Airlines Open may not get the recognition of other tournaments, but the event definitely knows how to put on a show. On Wednesday, a group of players went...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Euro Tour, PGA Tour seasons converge at HSBC Champions

  The HSBC Champions is one World Golf Championship where it's hard to keep track of the season. Rickie Fowler hasn't hit a meaningful shot since the final day of the Ryder Cup the last week of September. The HSBC Champions is his first start in the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, though barring a victory at Sheshan International, he won't play another PGA Tour event for nearly three months...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Gary Player Could Fix Tiger’s Swing In One Hour

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Gary Player Wants One Hour To Fix Tiger’s Swing Tiger Woods has forgone searching for a new coach, while telling everyone that he might just do it on his own. Hiring a full-time swing coach could make for a tough transition to a new...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer Can Hit His Putter A Mile

Hitting your putter like a driver is never a good idea. So many things can go wrong, and not much can go right. But, I’d say it’s a different story when you’re a major champion. Martin Kaymer and Bernhard Langer fit that bill, so they tried their hands at hitting the flat stick as far as possible. In this “Drive Your Putter” challenge, Langer and Kaymer battle to see...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The 9: New Self-Driving Audi, Bubba’s Finger Tattoo & More

Feeling lost on social media?  Want to impress and amaze your friends?  Back9Network’s got you covered.  Each day on “The Turn,” we recap the 9 stories you need to know.  Be sure to catch “The Turn” airing weekdays at noon, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST on Back9Network — DIRECTV channel 262. 1. Martin Kaymer Defeats Bubba Watson In Playoff To Win PGA Grand Slam Of Golf ...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer wins PGA Grand Slam in playoff with Bubba Watson

  Martin Kaymer is making a habit of beating Bubba Watson in head-to-head situations, even at an exhibition of major champions in Bermuda. Kaymer won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on Wednesday by surviving a wild day of lead changes. The U.S. Open champion won on the first playoff hole at Port Royal by making a 10-foot birdie and then watching Watson miss his birdie putt from 4 feet...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaymer wins PGA Grand Slam in a playoff

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) Martin Kaymer is making a habit of beating Bubba Watson in head-to-head situations, even at an exhibition of major champions in Bermuda. Kaymer won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on Wednesday by surviving a wild day of lead changes. The U.S. Open champion won on the first playoff hole at Port Royal by making a 10-foot birdie and then watching Watson miss his...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaymer takes 2-shot lead in Grand Slam in Bermuda

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer made an eagle and drove the 10th green to set up a two-putt birdie for a 6-under 65 and a two-shot lead over Masters champion Bubba Watson in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. British Open and PGA champion Rory McIlroy wasted a fast start with a pair of three-putt bogeys for a 69. Jim Furyk, the alternate at this 36-hole exhibition...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Bermuda Hosts Grand Slam, Poulter’s Son a Natural & More

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Rory, Bubba, Kaymer & Furyk Head to Bermuda One of the most unique and interesting events of the year is being held this week in Bermuda — the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. And, while the weather didn’t necessarily cooperate for the...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was. 1) Greenskeeper Selfies These lads have done a phenomenal job getting Gleneagles in amazing shape. Shoutout for the green staff! #legends http://t.co/JrPrs0FKqU — Graeme McDowell (@Graeme_McDowell...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaymer relives 2012 putt that relaunched career

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Europe couldn't have picked a more ideal player to seal its stunning comeback in the 2012 Ryder Cup. As a hush fell over the 18th green at Medinah, Martin Kaymer settled over a six-foot putt that he just knew he would not miss. Reflecting Thursday on a putt that's been on a loop these past few weeks, the German says ''it doesn't even cross your mind that...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Another chance for USA to turn tide in Ryder Cup

Steve Stricker never felt more alone in front of so many people. All he could do was watch on the 18th green at Medinah two years ago when Martin Kaymer made the best 6-foot putt of his life that won the Ryder Cup for Europe. He went to shake Kaymer's hand and couldn't find him because the German was swept up in the flag-waving, champagne-spraying mass of winners. Stricker walked...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was.   1) PGA Tour Takes in NYC, Liberty National What a view in Soho… Good Morning #NewYork ! pic.twitter.com/VogAFCDab6 — Martin Kaymer (@MKaymer59) August 25, 2014   Never gets old...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger back in Akron to defend title

AKRON, Ohio - The King of Akron has returned to Akron.  LeBron James has been around, too. Tiger Woods arrived at Firestone Country Club to defend his title at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational on Wednesday, a day before he tees it up alongside U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer in the tournament's first round.  Woods has won eight titles here at the WGC-Bridgestone...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler’s Majorly Impressive Year

Question, what do Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy, Jonas Blixt, Jordan Spieth, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Martin Kaymer have in common? Answer, they’re the only players that have beaten Rickie Fowler in a major in 2014. Related Link: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Rickie Fowler Whilst the 25-year old has yet to win a major, and is often in the shadow of golf’s young guns McIlroy and...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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