30 Aug '16, 12pm

Martin Kaymer will make his fourth straight Ryder Cup appearance

Martin Kaymer will make his fourth straight Ryder Cup appearance

Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, in 1984, he took up the game after watching the likes of Seve Ballesteros and compatriot Bernhard Langer play on television with his father. Turned professional aged 20 in 2005, shot a magic 59 on the satellite EPD Tour the following year – including a bogey on the second hole – and then took advantage of an invitation to play on the Challenge Tour by winning two of his first four events en route to a fourth place finish in the Rankings. Won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award after finishing 41st in his debut European Tour season in 2007 before capturing his maiden title at the 2008 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Narrowly missed out on a captain’s pick for The 2008 Ryder Cup but still played a role as a non-playing assistant to Sir Nick Faldo at Valhalla. Became just the second German after Langer to be crowned European Number One...

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