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U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising
U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising

Although it will dominate the news like it dominated the U.S. Open golfers here Sunday, the best story was not the tough-to-play Pinehurst No. 2 course. The best story, if you watched closely and listened carefully, was the game's emerging star, Martin Kaymer. It is easy, and probably premature, to take this a step further and talk about golf's current need for such a thing. Tiger Woods is oft injured now, oft surly about both the present and the future, and, with a few more failures at major tournaments, perhaps fading as the guy driving the lead cart. Phil Mickelson will turn 44 Monday. He is still a fan favorite, still can be meteoric as he was in the British Open last...

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