Wow! Martin Kaymer has stormed into a massive lead at the US Open 8 years ago

Wow! Martin Kaymer has stormed into a massive lead at the US Open

The German is ripping it up in North Carolina...

Martin Kaymer has raced into an eight shot lead at the US Open in Pinehurst, the German shot another 65 today to leave him on -10 at the halfway stage of the tournament.

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Kaymer built on yesterday's brilliant opening round by picking up five birdies in a bogey-free round this afternoon, his nearest challengers are on -2. Six players are on that score including Graeme McDowell, who tees off later this evening.

Of the other Irish players, Rory McIlroy is +1, he also tees off later while Shane Lowry is +6 and Darren Clarke is +7, they're both in the clubhouse.