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Pinehurst No. 2, June 12-16, Pinehurst, North Carolina

US Open At a Glance



    US Open At a Glance
    Martin Kaymer, of Germany, holds up the trophy after wining the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Sunday, June 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    A brief look at the final round Sunday of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2:

    VICTOR: Martin Kaymer closed with a 1-under 69 to win his second major championship.

    SPOILS: Kaymer finished at 9-under 271 and earned $1.62 million.

    SHARING SECOND: Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton each shot 72 to finish eight shots behind.

    SHOT OF THE DAY: Kaymer hit driver that landed on the front of the green between two bunkers on the 313-yard third hole.

    ACES UP: Zach Johnson made a hole-in-one on the 172-yard ninth hole with a 7-iron. It was the third straight U.S. Open that someone made an ace.

    ELITE COMPANY: Since the world ranking began in 1986, the only players to win two majors and be No. 1 in the world before turning 30 are Kaymer, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Seve Ballesteros.

    KEY STATISTIC: Kaymer led by at least four shots over the final 48 holes of the U.S. Open.

    NOTEWORTHY: Europeans went 40 years without winning the U.S. Open dating to Tony Jacklin in 1970. They now have won four of the last five.

    QUOTEWORTHY: ``Martin was playing his own tournament.'' _ Rickie Fowler.

    NEXT YEAR: The U.S. Open goes to Chambers Bay, a public course outside Seattle.