Kaymer goes wire-to-wire at US Open

Published On: Jun 15 2014 08:05:04 PM EDT

AP Photo/David Goldman

Martin Kaymer, of Germany, waves after shooting 65 in the first round of the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., on Thursday.


Martin Kaymer won his second major championship in a wire-to-wire finish at the U.S. Open at Pinehurst Number 2.

Kaymer wrapped up a 1-under 69 with a par putt on the 72nd hole to give him an eight-shot lead over second place finishers Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler. Kaymer finished the tournament with a 9-under-par 271.

Kaymer becomes the first player to win The Players Championship and the U.S. Open in the same year.


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