How they match up: Tiger, Westwood, Kaymer

Lee Westwood, Tiger Woods and Martin Kaymer were paired together for the first two rounds of the Dubai Desert Classic.
Lee Westwood, Tiger Woods and Martin Kaymer were paired together for the first two rounds of the Dubai Desert Classic. ( Golfweek photo illustration )

Friday, February 11, 2011

The top three players in the official World Rankings were paired together for Rounds 1 and 2 in Dubai this week. Take a look at how World No. 1 Lee Westwood, No. 2 Martin Kaymer and No. 3 Tiger Woods have fared against each other over their careers.

Note: Through Round 2 of Dubai Desert Classic

• Click here to read how Martin Kaymer could take over the top spot in the World Rankings this week.


Tiger Woods vs. Martin Kaymer

Common tournaments (career): Woods leads 17-5-2

Common tournaments (prior to 2010): Woods led 15-1-2 (Note: Woods’ sole loss was the 2009 British Open, when he missed the cut at Turnberry)

Common rounds (career): Woods leads 44-26-7

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Tiger Woods vs. Lee Westwood

Common tournaments (career): Woods leads 95-20-5

Common tournaments (since start of 2010): Westwood leads 5-2

Common rounds (career): Woods leads 240-102-41

Common rounds (since start of 2010): Westwood leads 18-3-2

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Lee Westwood vs. Martin Kaymer

Common tournaments (career): Westwood leads 43-24-2

Common tournaments (since start of 2010): Westwood leads 9-8-1

Common rounds (career): Westwood leads 120-73-23

Common rounds (since start of 2010): Westwood leads 27-23-6

– Lance Ringler contributed