On Tuesday, it was announced that former World number one golfer from Germany Martin Kaymer will play more golf in the United States in 2013 season. The German golfer will take up the member ship of PGA Tour membership in January and he is eligible to do that because of his PGA Championship win at Whistling Straits in the year 2010.
The twenty seven year old German golfer will start as a rookie in spite of his ten wins at the European Tour; and 2 of those also count among PGA Tour wins. In 2013 season, Martin’s European Ryder Cup mates Peter Hanson and Nicolas Colsaerts will join his as rookies in the PGA Tour.
Thirty year old Nicolas Colsaerts, who is popularly known as ‘Belgian Bomber’ because f his prodigious d, was ranked 1st in driving distance in the year 2012 on European Tour at around 318.6 yards average drive. Thirty five year old Peter Hanson, who comes from Sweden, is currently at 2nd to Irish golf player Rory McIlroy on European Tour’s Race To Dubai.
Twenty one year old Ryo Ishikawa from Japan and thirty nine year old David Lynn from England are also going to the United States next season as they want to be a part of the PGA Tour. Ryo will not play as a rookie because had joined as a special temporary member in 2012 and he played over ten events. David move is quite possible because of his 2nd position finish at PGA Championship earlier in August.