If Saturday was moving day, Sunday was mixing day.
Martin Kaymer arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday afternoon and ducked into the clubhouse with everything he could have asked for. Three days of masterful golf had given Kaymer a five-shot cushion in the U.S. Open and the needed confidence to close out his second major.
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.
Severe storms, possibly bringing some tornadoes, struck across several states, leaving five dead including a toddler in upstate New York and a child attending a Christian summer camp in Maryland, officials said Wednesday. About 200,000 customers remained without power after storms tore through parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and the mid-Atlantic region. At the peak on Tuesday, officials estimated that as many as 300,000 were without electricity. Tornadoes were reported in Mercer County in northwestern Pennsylvania. Possible tornadoes were also reported in Perry, Bedford and Sullivan counties in central Pennsylvania and in northeastern Ohio, according to the National...