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Martin Kaymer is the insane favorite to win the 2014 US Open

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

Martin Kaymer was amazing again on Saturday at the US Open. (Getty Images)
Martin Kaymer was amazing again on Saturday at the US Open. (Getty Images)

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Martin Kaymer continues to roll through the field at the US Open as he posted a strong 72 on Saturday to stay clear five clear of everyone else.

Because he hasn't trailed he's easily the big-time favorite heading to Sunday but there are some big names lurking in case he falls apart like Retief Goosen did in 2005 with a final-round 81.

Rickie Fowler is the most notable of the group that trails and he's following a T5 at the Masters earlier this year with a fine performance at Pinehurst this week. If you're looking at somebody who could clean up a Kaymer disasters, he would be my pick.

The favorite

Martin Kaymer: 1-3

Other favorites

Henrik Stenson: 10-1
Rickie Fowler: 10-1
Dustin Johnson: 14-1

Fringe favorites

Erik Compton: 25-1
Brandt Snedeker: 40-1
Matt Kuchar: 50-1

Everyone else

Jordan Spieth: 80-1
Kevin Na: 80-1
Justin Rose: 80-1
Brooks Koepka: 125-1

Nobody else is even under 200-1. These are the only 11 golfers with a shot and really it's kind of just Kaymer and everybody else is praying.

Kuchar is kind of interesting at 50-1 given that he's nine back. Stenson at 10-1 piques my interest as well -- he's only six back.

With my life on the line, though, I'm going Kaymer, even at 1-3 odds. I think he gets it dones on Sunday evening.

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