Kaymer sets Open record, up by 6

Updated: June 14, 2014, 12:00 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

PINEHURST, N.C. -- Before the U.S. Open began, Martin Kaymer didn't think a score of 65 was possible at Pinehurst No. 2.

Now he has two of them.

The soft-spoken German, who broke American hearts when he sank the clinching putt at the 2012 Ryder Cup, is now making a mockery of the U.S. Open. He added another round of 5-under-par 65 on Friday to reach the halfway point at 130, a tournament record. He broke Rory McIlroy's mark of 131 set at Congressional in 2011.

Kaymer, ...

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