It is almost inconceivable that two-time major champion Martin Kaymer has gone winless since he captured the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst. The former world No.1 is convinced a break to that six-year drought is on the horizon and won’t be surprised if the dam bursts as soon as Muscat later this month.

Only nine players boast multiple wins on the MENA Tour by Arena, most of them taking a fair chunk of the regional circuit’s previous eight seasons to achieve the notable feat. David Langley has a shot to become the 10th – just three weeks into the ninth season.

Joost Luiten has headlined the first wave of names for the second staging of the Oman Open with the 33-year-old Dutchman set will defend his title at Al Mouj Golf in Muscat from Feb. 28 to March 3.