Max Kieffer is a rising star in the world of amateur golf in Germany. Last year, Kieffer, No. 294 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, won the German Amateur, made it
to match play at the Amateur Championship and posted a top-five finish at the
European Team Championship. This summer, Kieffer earned a top 10 at the
Lytham Trophy and finished fifth at the Coupe Murat. Recently, Kieffer played a
crucial role in helping Europe win the St. Andrews Trophy. His 1-up defeat of Scotland’s Michael Stewart secured a 14-10 victory over Great Britain and Ireland.
FAVORITE GOLFER(S) Tiger Woods, Bernhard Langer, Ernie Els and
FAVORITE NON-GOLF ATHLETE Hermann Maier (Austrian alpine
skier), Michael Schumacher (Formula One racer) and Roger Federer.
DREAM FOURSOME Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, my dad and me.
WORDS TO LIVE BY It doesn’t matter how often you fall down, as long
as you stand up one more time.
HOLES-IN-ONE 2 (in one week).
LOWEST ROUND EVER 64.
AGE I FIRST BROKE 70 14.
BIGGEST FEAR Heights.
SUPERSTITIONS I only play No. 4 balls in tournaments.
FAVORITE CLUB(S) Driver and putter.
SHOT I LOVE TO PRACTICE Driver.
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Short game and consistency.
LOVE TO TRADE PLACES WITH Somebody famous.
BALL MARKER Whatever coin my caddie gives me.
FAVORITE MOVIE(S) “Inside Man,” and “Shooter.”
BEST GOLF TIP Practice your short game.
FAVORITE COURSE Whispering Pines.
FAVORITE FOOD(S) Italian and steak.
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
DRIVER Titleist D3 8. 5 degrees with Pro Launch X shaft, 3-WOOD Titleist
909 F3 15 degrees with Mitsubishi shaft, IRONS Titleist CB ( 3-5), Titleist
MB (6-PW) with Project X 6. 5 shafts, WEDGES Titleist Vokey (51, 56 and 60
degrees), PUTTER Scotty Cameron Squareback Prototype, BALL Pro V1x
Start the day with a healthy breakfast,
followed by a golf clinic featuring Annika,
18 holes of friendly competition and an
extraodinary culinary experience at the
diner-auction featuring Annika’s wines,
and Celebrity Chef Ming Tsai, owner of
Blue Ginger restaurant.
October 11th, 2010
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