Donaldson still leading after Thailand 2nd round by 2

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Jamie Donaldson of Wales leads the Thailand Championship into the weekend by two shots over Martin Kaymer after the second round on Friday. Donaldson carded a 4-under-par 68 to lie at 13 under in the Asian Tour event at Amata Spring Country Club. Kaymer, the runner-up last year, sank eight birdies against a single bogey on the 14th hole, for a second round...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kids wrestle over Martin Kaymer’s golf ball

On this week’s episode of golf course fights, we take a look at two kids diving for Martin Kaymer’s golf ball after his tee shot at the DP World Tour Championship. Although it goes by reletively fast, it’s just hilarious to see the kids dive for the ball so rapidly. However, golf is not like baseball where fans can keep the ball. As the old saying goes, “play the ball where...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kids Dive For Martin Kaymer’s Golf Ball, Steal It After Wayward Shot (Video)

Well, this was unexpected. Martin Kaymer is five shots out of first place after moving to 7 under with a 71 on Friday during the second round of the DP World Championship in Dubai, but that’s not what everyone is talking about. Instead, the stars of the day were the two kids who stole Kaymer’s golf ball after a wayward shot on the 18th hole. Check out the hilarious moment...
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Karlberg beats Kaymer in playoff to win Italian Open

MONZA, Italy (AP) Rikard Karlberg of Sweden beat Martin Kaymer in a sudden death playoff to win the Italian Open on Sunday for his first European Tour victory. On the second playoff hole at the par-4 18th, Karlberg sunk a birdie putt following an impressive second shot out of the rough. That came just after Kaymer missed his slightly longer putt. Kaymer also just missed long birdie...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer moves into share of lead at Italian Open

MONZA, Italy (AP) Martin Kaymer opened with four straight birdies on his way to a 7-under 65 Saturday to grab a share of the lead after the third round of the Italian Open. The former top-ranked German had his lone bogey on the fifth but added another four birdies to sit tied with Jens Fahrbring of Sweden and Frenchman Romain Wattel atop the leaderboard with a 17-under total of...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer loses PGA Tour membership for the year

EDISON, N.J. (AP) As golf has become more global and the wealth of the PGA Tour has made it the premier destination, there has been grumbling over the years that it has become easier for international players to earn a PGA Tour card through world rankings that get them into the biggest events. This year shows another side to that equation. The penalty for not meeting membership...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Branden Grace, Martin Kaymer tear up Whistling Straits in Round 3

MOSEL, Wis. -- Somehow, they chopped up the par-4 15th hole. But given that Branden Grace and Martin Kaymer had provided so many other thrills, that was excused. “I’ve never been in such a game,” Zach Rasego, Grace’s caddy, said with a wide smile. “They were both brilliant. It was something else.” So exhilarating was the play by Grace and Kaymer in Saturday’s third...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Championship Pairings Preview

The fourth and final major of the year is upon us, as the 97th PGA Championship returns to Whistling Straights in Kohler, Wisconsin. Designed by the legendary Pete Dye, Whistling Straights will be hosting its third PGA Championship and first since 2010 when Martin Kaymer was victorious in a playoff over Bubba Watson after Dustin Johnson infamously grounded his club in a bunker on...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines heading into the PGA Championship

By Jesse Reed There is plenty to talk about as the 2015 PGA Championship gets set to kick off on Thursday. The final major championship of the year, this tournament typically brings out the best in the world’s top golfers. Youngsters Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth headline a loaded field, while savvy veterans like Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods hope they have what it takes to...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Americans can earn first major sweep since '82 with PGA Championship win

MOSEL, Wis. -- From the Media-Will-Love-It-But-Players-Couldn't-Care-Less Dept., we give you the topic of Americans sweeping all four majors in a season for the first time in 33 years. Zach Johnson, whose victory at last month’s British Open, made Americans 3-for-3 in the majors this year, perhaps spoke for the huge majority of his colleagues when he brushed it aside. “Nothing...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Golf at the Majors: PGA Championship Picks

Image courtesy of WISN TV in Wisconsin   After a fun WGC at Firestone, it’s finally time for golf’s final major, the PGA Championship. The first three majors were all terrific starting with The Masters where Jordan Spieth tied Tiger Woods’ record score.   Then, we had a great U.S. Open at a course that was hardly known in Chambers Bay. Jordan would also win this also but...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Straits dope: Five who could win the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship kicks off on Thursday to wrap up one of the most exciting and important major seasons on the PGA Tour in some time, and no matter the dominance of one young American this year, and the surprise of his elder at St. Andrews, figuring out the favorite at Whistling Straits is tough. Five years ago, it was Martin Kaymer outlasting Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson....
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Whistling Straits Summaries

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) Summaries of the last two PGA Championships at Whistling Straits: YEAR: 2010 WINNER: Martin Kaymer SCORE: 277 MARGIN: Playoff RUNNER-UP: Bubba Watson PRIZE MONEY: $1.35 million. SUMMARY: Martin Kaymer won his first major in a playoff over Bubba Watson, and yet this PGA Championship is remembered as much for who wasn't in the playoff. Dustin Johnson had a one...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Open on Fox finishes with a near record-low rating

Last year’s U.S. Open on NBC finished with a record-low rating and viewership so this year’s edition on Fox seemingly had nowhere to go, but up. There would be several factors for an increased rating, the most important that the Open would be on the West Coast bringing golf to primetime for the first time since 2012 when it was held at Olympic in San Francisco. Add to the fact...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: My pick to win the U.S. Open? Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson To date, Dustin Johnson’s journey on the PGA Tour has been a wild one. Possessing an astonishing level of natural talent, he’s emerged victorious on the golf world’s biggest stages as often as he’s fallen short. While his list of titles includes two WGCs in the past two seasons, two FedEx Cup playoff events and back-to-back wins at Pebble Beach, he memorably...
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Defending champion Martin Kaymer forgotten man at US Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) Rarely has a two-time major winner and defending U.S. Open champion walked down a fairway in such as relative anonymity as Martin Kaymer did Tuesday afternoon at Chambers Bay. The crowd that turned out early to see Masters winner Jordan Spieth practice alongside Tiger Woods had departed. The fans clamoring to see top-ranked Rory McIlroy had left. The...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler aims to follow path of Martin Kaymer to U.S. Open title

  Rickie Fowler knows the blueprint he would like to follow for the U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer laid it out a year ago when he won The Players Championship in May and followed up with a U.S. Open title a month later. "I'd love to go do the same as he did last year. And I really feel comfortable on this golf course," Fowler said on Tuesday. "I love playing links golf. I've played well...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Greens At Chambers Bay In Rough Shape Before Round 1 (Photo)

The U.S. Open is the toughest major championship in golf. The USGA does its best to make the course incredibly difficult to shoot par. The fairways are narrow, the rough is thicker and more abundant, the greens are a nightmare and the hole locations are in absurd spots. This year’s U.S. Open starts Thursday at Chambers Bay in Washington. Judging by the early condition of the greens...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Two German champions in field at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Martin Kaymer was nervous the first time he met Bernhard Langer, the two-time Masters champion and Germany's greatest golfer. That was natural. Kaymer was a teenager playing the BMW International Open and saw Langer on the range. It was a practice round at the Masters that he won't forget. Kaymer was playing Augusta National for the first time in 2008...
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May 06, 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

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

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
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