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PGA TOUR Victories (3)
International Victories (12)
CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
The 2010 PGA Championship winner opened and closed with 4-under 66s at the PGA Championship at Baltusrol GC to finish T7 alongside Champion Golfer of the Year Henrik Stenson and Robert Streb. Marked his third top-10 in nine starts at the PGA Championship. Made the cut in all four major championships, but his T7 at Baltusrol marked his only top-10 finish in 10 starts on the PGA TOUR during the 2015-16 season. Consistent year on the European Tour, with his best golf coming in a five-tournament stretch beginning at the Real Club Valderrama Open de España (T6), followed by the Irish Open (T5), BMW PGA Championship (T7), U.S. Open (T37) and 100th Open de France (T5).
Made nine of 13 PGA TOUR cuts, with one top-10.
Best season of his PGA TOUR career included wins at THE PLAYERS Championship and U.S. Open. One of seven multiple winners on the season, carrying those wins on to a career-best T16 finish in the FedExCup Playoffs. Earned a berth on the European Ryder Cup team for the third consecutive playing of the event. Following a missed cut at The Barclays, bounced back with a T7 at the Deutsche Bank Championship to jump from No. 23 to No. 15 in the FedExCup standings. Later added a T16 finish at the BMW Championship to advance to the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola for the first time, finishing T23 at East Lake and T16 in the FedExCup.
Despite a schedule which had him playing all over the world, managed to play well enough on the PGA TOUR to earn a berth into the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his career.
Won twice, including a late-season victory at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, China, and finished third in the Race to Dubai standings on the European Tour.
Finished T6 in the PGA Championship, marking the best finish of his PGA TOUR career at the time. The win moved him to first on the European Tour Order of Merit after he won twice previously in early July at the French Open and The Barclays Scottish Open. Injured his foot in a go-kart accident in late August, underwent surgery and returned to the European Tour in late October, where he T2 at the Castello Masters and was second in the European Tour Race to Dubai. Teamed with Alex Cejka for Germany in the 2009 OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup.
Captured his first European Tour title with a victory in January at the Abu Dhabi Championship in the United Arab Emirates. Beat Lee Westwood and Henrik Stenson by four strokes. Won for the second time in mid-June at the BMW International Open in his native Germany. Beat Anders Hansen in a playoff to become the first German to win the tournament in its 20-year history. Played on the PGA TOUR for the first time with made cuts at the U.S. Open and The Open Championship and missed cuts at the Masters and PGA Championship.
In his rookie season on the European Tour, recorded four top-10s, including a runner-up finish at the Scandinavian Masters and a third at the Portuguese Open. Was named Rookie of the Year.
Made a big impact on the European Challenge Tour, playing only eight events but finishing fourth in the final rankings, with two wins, at the Vodafone Challenge in Germany and the Open des Volcans in France. Shot a 59 on the Satellite EPD Tour before joining the Challenge Tour in August.