U.S. Open 2014: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before Final Round

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U.S. Open 2014: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before Final Round
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Heading into Sunday of the U.S. Open 2014, the list of contenders and pretenders looks something like this: Unless Martin Kaymer screws up, he's the only contender for the trophy. Such is the margin of his lead and the quality of his play through three rounds. 

He fired a third-round 72 but still leads the rest of the field by five strokes, which is just one stroke less than the amount he led by entering the third round. 

The 29-year-old German's nearest pursuer is Rickie Fowler, who carded a third-round 67 and is positioned at three-under entering Sunday. 

Does Fowler have a shot? Who else could track down Kaymer?

Read on to find out. 

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