Maximilian Kieffer

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Maximilian Kieffer
— Golfer —
Max Kieffer 2016.JPG
Personal information
Born (1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 26)
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
Nationality  Germany
Residence Düsseldorf, Germany
College University of Florida
Turned professional 2010
Current tour(s) European Tour
Former tour(s) Challenge Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2014, 2016
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Maximilian Kieffer (born 25 June 1990) is a German professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

Kieffer was born in Bergisch Gladbach. He played most of his golf at Hubbelrath Golf Club in Düsseldorf, the same club as Martin Kaymer. He represented the German National team from 2005-2010 and represented Europe in the Junior Ryder Cup in 2006. He played college golf briefly in the United States at the University of Florida. He turned professional in 2010.

Kieffer joined the Challenge Tour in 2011 and won his first tournament in 2012 at the Gujarat Kensville Challenge in India.[1]

In April 2013, Kieffer lost in a sudden-death playoff at the Open de España. In the joint longest playoff in European Tour history, Kieffer was beaten by a Raphaël Jacquelin birdie on the ninth playoff hole.

In May 2015, during round 3 of the Irish Open, Kieffer broke the Royal County Down course record set in 1939 by shooting 6-under-par 65.[2]

Professional wins (1)[edit]

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2013 Open de España Chile Felipe Aguilar, France Raphaël Jacquelin Jacquelin won with birdie on ninth extra hole
Aguilar eliminated with birdie on third hole

Challenge Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 29 Jan 2012 Gujarat Kensville Challenge –7 (70-71-70-70=281) Playoff India Rahil Gangjee

Team appearances[edit]

Open de France 2015



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