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Kaymer, Garcia, Lawrie to play in Qatar Masters



European Ryder Cup trio Martin Kaymer, Sergio Garcia and Paul Lawrie will compete at this month's $2.5 million Qatar Masters, organisers said on Monday.

Kaymer, who holed the putt that ensured Europe retained the Ryder Cup against the United States in Illinois in September, has a good record in the Middle East having won the Abu Dhabi Championship three times.

"I'm playing well after a slow start to last season and it was great to finish the year with a trophy in South Africa," the German said about his win in last month's Sun City Challenge.

"The excitement of the Ryder Cup was amazing. I may never experience a moment like that again. I'm still proud I was able to come through for my teammates," Kaymer told the official tournament website (www.qatar-masters.com).

Scot Lawrie will be defending the Qatar Masters title he won 12 months ago.

The January 23-26 tournament is part of the European Tour's Middle East swing which also includes next week's Abu Dhabi event featuring world No 1 Rory McIlroy and 14-times major winner Tiger Woods and the January 31-February 3 Dubai Desert Classic.



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