ABU DHABI: German Martin Kaymer leapfrogged Tiger Woods to become the world number two when he stormed to an eight-shot victory in the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Kaymer relegated Woods to third place when hefully his Abu Dhabi title.“To be in front of Woods for a little bit, we’ll see how long it takes him to overtake me again, but it makes me very proud to be better in the world rankings ,” said Kaymer who is trailing behind world number one Lee Westwood.
The German began the final round at 18-under par, five strokes clear of nearest rival Rory McIlroy, and carded a closing-round 66 for a 24-under-par victory tally.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 24th, 2011.
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