- Associated Press - Sunday, June 15, 2014

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - 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.

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