16 Jun 2014 11:00
Etihad Airways has congratulated Guest Ambassador, Martin Kaymer, for his runaway win at golf’s U.S. Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Kaymer held his
nerve to win the tournament, one of golf’s four majors, by 8 shots after
dominating for all four days, to end nine under par overall.
It is Kaymer’s second
tournament success since joining the Etihad Airways Guest Ambassador program in
January 2014, having won the Players’ Championship at Sawgrass, Florida, in May.
Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are delighted for Martin
and congratulate him on another fantastic career achievement in winning the US
dedication, focus, and desire to win, places him at the summit of his
profession and we look forward to celebrating with him when he’s back in Abu
In addition to the
Players’ Championship and U.S. Open in 2014, the German star has also won the
2010 US PGA Championship; the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in 2008, 2010
and 2011; and holed Europe’s winning putt in the 2012 Ryder Cup.
As an Etihad Guest
Ambassador, Kaymer regularly takes part in Etihad Airways corporate initiatives
and promotions in his home country of Germany as well as other key markets for
the airline around the world.
The Etihad Guest
Ambassador program was launched in October 2013 and features some of the
biggest names from the global entertainment, art and sporting industries.
ambassadors include Australian celebrity and X-Factor judge Dannii Minogue, Indian
actress Katrina Kaif, Vietnamese Australian chef Luke Nguyen, French footballer
Patrick Vieira and Australian cricketer Shane Warne.