Kaymer on cruise control

Pinehurst, NC ( - Martin Kaymer birdied No. 9 in the final round of the 114th U.S. Open Championship to push his lead back to six strokes.

Kaymer had bogeyed the seventh at Pinehurst No. 2. With that and Erik Compton's birdie on No. 8, Kaymer's lead was briefly down to four. Kaymer made a 7-foot, right-to-left breaking putt for birdie on the ninth to move his lead back to six as Compton bogeyed the ninth.

Compton bounced back with a birdie on the 10th to get back within five as Kaymer played No. 10.

Dustin Johnson was even-par through 11 holes to remain at 2-under for the championship. Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler were the final players in red figures at minus-1. Stenson was plus-1 after 10 holes and Fowler was 2-over through nine holes.

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. He is the leader in the clubhouse.

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.

06/15 17:50:15 ET

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