Weather always has something to do with golf.
Usually it's good,
but as severe weather threatened southeastern Wisconsin this week,
the U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills Golf Course has plans in
place just in case as the first round of the tournament begins
With more than 35,000 people expected to attend each day and with
more than 5,000 volunteers working at Erin Hills Golf Course this
week, it's important to get everyone in a safe area away from
If severe weather approaches, on-site meteorologists will give
about four different warnings allowing enough time for fans to be
shuttled back to cars, seek shelter in their parked cars if close by
or find space inside one of the buildings on the property.
No ticket refunds, exchanges, rain checks or replacements will be
issued if play is suspended. However, USGA may partially honor a
day's ticket if fewer than four cumulative hours of play are
conducted during an affected day.