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Germany's phenom golf's next No. 1?

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11:05 AM ET 10.17 | Who is Martin Kaymer? Even in his native Germany few people had heard of him before he won his first major, the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in August. That whetted the nation's appetite for a new sporting hero, and the German media have turned their attention to the man they call a giant. Golf is making the front pages of the major newspapers for the first time in years. "At the beginning of this year no one had heard of him," says Henning Feindt, sports writer for Bild, Germany's biggest selling newspaper. "But after he won the PGA Championship and then, even more, the Ryder Cup, we began to take an interest in him. Normally we don't write anything about golf in our paper, it's all soccer and Formula One. But with Kaymer it's like a star has risen, a new sports hero for Germany. We call him Golf Gigante ??? golf giant."

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October 17, 2010  11:46 AM ET

This just in!

The sun rises from the east!

October 17, 2010  03:55 PM ET

People like Kaymer will not be in the US much as the European tour is taking over as a prime place to play for Europeans

October 17, 2010  09:05 PM ET

And FN golf will still be a joke filled page of Air Jordon knock offs. Nite all.

October 18, 2010  09:06 AM ET

This dude's got game...

October 18, 2010  10:46 AM ET

His rise is nothing new

 
October 18, 2010  12:37 PM ET
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indeed... tiger, we miss your domination, get laid soon.

LOL!

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