We take a look at Martin Kaymer's final-round performance in the 114th US Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina

U.S. Open - Final RoundKaymer found trouble on the 7th en route to his first dropped shot of the day [Getty Images]

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But a towering iron shot at the par-3 9th set up birdie [Getty Images]

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The German dropped a shot at the 10th, but made birdies at 13 and 14 [Getty Images]

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Kaymer reached the 18th tee with an eight-shot lead over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton [Getty Images]

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He found trouble off the tee, but hit his third from 135 yards to 15 feet and holed the subsequent putt [Getty Images]

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Kaymer became the first continental European to win the US Open [Getty Images]

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He is the first player to win the Players Championship and US Open in the same season [Getty Images]

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Rickie Fowler played some fine golf en route to his best major finish, but Kaymer was simply unstoppable all week long [Getty Images]

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His winning margin in the 4th largest in US Open history [Getty Images]

Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer is the 2014 US Open champion

Kaymer won $1,620,000 for his US Open triumph [Getty Images]