Martin Kaymer took a record-tying six-stroke lead into the weekend at golf’s U.S. Open, where one of his closest pursuers wondered if the former world No. 1 had been playing a different course than the rest of the field at the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.
Martin Kaymer has a three-shot lead after the first round at golf’s U.S. Open, where his 5-under-par 65 was the lowest score of the three championships held at Pinehurst Resort’s No. 2 course in North Carolina.
Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker, the top three players in the U.S. PGA Tour’s season- long points race, will begin the first round of the Barclays tournament Aug. 22 at 8:16 a.m. New York time.
Tiger Woods’s first absence from golf’s Masters Tournament in 20 years is giving some of the record 24 rookies in the field confidence they can join Fuzzy Zoeller as the only first-timers to win since 1936.