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Commentary: Rough or not, Kaymer was the star of this U.S. Open

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Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014 5:35 pm | Updated: 7:34 pm, Mon Jun 16, 2014.

PINEHURST, N.C. — Two days into the U.S. Open, it didn’t look like one.

No one ever began the toughest test in golf with consecutive rounds of 65. Martin Kaymer set the 36-hole scoring record at 130 amid complaints that a restored, rustic Pinehurst No. 2 without traditional rough was making it too easy.

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