Pinehurst, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin Kaymer dropped in back-to-back birdies at 13 and 14 to push his lead to eight strokes at the 114th U.S. Open Championship.
Kaymer has jumped back to 10-under par for the championship. Kaymer is looking for his second major championship. He is the only player in the last eight groups under par for his final round.
Rickie Fowler birdied the same two holes to move back to minus-2 overall. He stands at plus-1 for his round.
Erik Compton is 2-over for his round and 1-under for the championship. He stands as the final player in red figures. Dustin Johnson bogeyed 15 and 16 to fall to even-par.
Former PGA Champion Keegan Bradley fired a 3-under 67 to end at 1-over 281. That was the seventh round under par in the final round. Jason Day shot 68 and stands alongside Bradley at plus-1. They are the leaders in the clubhouse.
Last year's winner Justin Rose birdied the 18th for a round of 2-over 72. He finished at 3-over 283.
World No. 1 Adam Scott carded a 1-under 69 to complete the year's second major at plus-2, Jim Furyk (67) ended at 3-over 283, Ian Poulter (70) was done the championship at plus-4, Steve Stricker (71) finished at 5-over, Rory McIlroy (73) was plus-6 and Phil Mickelson (72) came in a 7-over 287.
Daniel Berger fired a 4-under 66, the second-best round of the week to finish at 7-over 287.
Zach Johnson, a former Masters winner, had a hole-in-one on the ninth. He posted a 2-over 72 to end at 9-over 289.