Martin Kaymer loves silencing his critics

2014 06 450512594

After a magnificent first round 65 at the US Open, Martin Kaymer says he’s full of belief since winning the Players Championship, and feels great showing his critics he’s back on top.

“Obviously the Payers made a big difference on the confidence level,” said the German.

“You read over and over again in newspapers, on Facebook, on all those golf websites is he ever going to come back? Is he a one-hit wonder with a major win?”

“The pressure from all the media, the social media and all that stuff, which was kind of like annoying sometimes, because you can't avoid listening to it or reading it.”

Martin Kaymer hits back at doubters

Kaymer insists he never doubted his ability and always knew he had the game to compete with the best, despite the doubters.
"I knew that it's just crap. I was very secure about myself. I knew what I was doing." - Martin Kaymer

“I can understand why people think like this. Which was just very nice for me that I knew deep inside that I never really doubted anything I'm doing.

“It was quite funny because I knew that it's just crap. I was very secure about myself. I knew what I was doing.”

U.S. Open - Round One

Martin Kaymer keeps emotions in check

Martin Kaymer’s name is at the top of the leaderboard at Pinehurst, and he takes a three-shot-lead into round two. However, the German is trying to keep his composure to ensure he stays in the hunt right to very end.
"That first round is a good start, but that's it." -Martin Kaymer

“I try to win as many majors in my career as possible. I won one so far, I put myself so far in a good position, but we have three rounds to go. There’s so much golf to play. The golf course will change a lot,” said Kaymer.

“You have to adjust a lot more. So that first round is a good start, but that's it. There's nothing more than that. If other people want to make more out of it it's fine, but for me, it's a great start into one of the most important weeks of the year.”

In round two Martin Kaymer tees-off with Jason Dufner and Keegan Bradley GMT.

Share this Article

twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
TITLEIST TOUR SPEED – Better than the Pro V1???
play button
Golf Lessons
play button
TaylorMade MG2 TW Grind Wedges – Tiger Woods’ secret short game weapon
play button
A simple drill for perfect timing | IMG Academy
Golf Lessons
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Ryder Cup star Tony Finau "being sued for $16million"
The World Handicap System: Everything you need to know
Want to work in golf? This is the website for you...
Tour reverses decision to let fans attend Scottish Open
"There's no way it could have happened" - Padraig Harrington has no regrets over Ryder Cup postponement

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Increase your stability for more consistency
play button
Swing and shoulder plane
play button
Rotate behind the ball
play button
The correct ball position
See all videos right arrow