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Kaymer claims 3rd consecutive Euro win for TaylorMade-adidas
November 7, 2011

Martin Kaymer birdied nine out of his last 12 holes to close with a 63 and win the WGC-HSBC Golf Champions event, marking the third consecutive win for TaylorMade-adidas on the European Tour, following Sergio Garcia's victories at the Castello Masters and Andalucia Masters.

Martin KaymerKaymer, who began the final round five strokes behind the leader, finished the tournament 20-under-par with a total of 268, three shots clear of the runner-up. His win in Shanghai - the second of the year after his win in Abu Dhabi - represented the biggest comeback win ever in a WGC event, and he is only the 10th player to win a WGC and Major Championship.

The 2010 PGA Championship winner averaged 287 yards off the tee with his R11 driver, which gave him numerous short-iron shots into the greens at Sheshan International Golf Course, in Shanghai. Kaymer also wore adidas Golf adiPURE footwear in his second victory of the year.

With the win, Kaymer moves to No. 4 in Official World Golf Rankings and into second place in The Race to Dubai.

In Kaymer's bag were:

Driver: R11 8.0
Fairway: R9 fairway 13°
Rescue: Rescue 11 TP 16°
Irons: RAC TP 3-PW
Wedges: TP xFT 54° & 58°
Footwear: adidas adiPURE
Glove: TaylorMade TP

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