Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
Last updated 44 minutes ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
Kaymer out to end 19-month slump in Munich
June 20, 2013
 Print    Send to Friend

BERLIN: Former world number one Martin Kaymer of Germany has said he is out to end his 19 month-long slump when the BMW International Open begins on Thursday in Munich.

The 28-year-old reached the top of the world rankings in November 2011, when he also tasted his last tournament victory in Shanghai, but after a barren run, he has dropped to 35th in the world golf rankings. Having finished 59th at last weekend’s US Open, Kaymer admitted that he needed a fresh start after the rigours of months away on tour.

“It will work again, it has to work again, there is no other option,” said the German, whose crucial putt against Steve Stricker of the USA helped Europe retain the Ryder Cup in September 2012.

“I was the best player in the world two years ago, it has to work again. Ups and downs are normal but how long it will continue, it’s hard to say.” Kaymer accepted that his faith in his game was “lacking a bit” and there was a touch of homesickness in his voice when he spoke about his last few months away in the United States before returning to Germany for the Munich tournament.

Agence France-Presse

Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Post a comment
Related Stories
Woods caught on wrong tooth while watching fiancee
CORTINA D’AMPEZZO: Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera while watching girlfriend Lindsey Vonn take a record 63rd World Cup Alpine..
Stal lifts maiden Falcon Trophy
ABU DHABI: Unheralded Frenchman Gary Stal came from eight shots down and overturned Martin Kaymer three-day lead to be crowned the champion of the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi ..
Kaymer maintains lead as McIlroy stays in hunt
ABU DHABI: World No 1 Rory McIlroy hit his first professional hole-in-one as he closed in on leader Martin Kaymer who upped his chances of securing his fourth Falcon Trop..
McIlroy stays in contention as Kaymer takes lead in Abu Dhabi Golf Championship
ABU DHABI: World number one Rory McIlroy bounced back from a slow start to finish five-under 67 but fell three strokes behind three-time winner Martin Kaymer, on the open..
Reed rallies for playoff triumph
KAPALUA: Patrick Reed rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Monday to defeat Jimmy Walker and win the US PGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions. Reed ..
Advertise | Copyright