US Open at Erin Hills: Day 1 of Tournament
Photos by John Ehlke US Open at Erin Hills: Day 1 of Tournament
Rick Kneser of Slinger raises a paddle to communicate with other volunteers on the green as French professional golfer Alexander Levy of Orange, Calif. takes a practice shot on hole No. 7 Thursday afternoon during the first round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Argentine professional golfer Andres Romero watches his shot on the driving range as the sun rises Thursday morning before the start of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. The decorated golf bag of American professional golfer Taylor Gooch is seen on hole No. 1 Thursday morning before the start of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Kevin Dougherty marks his ball before teeing off on hole No. 1 Thursday morning for the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer and Mequon native Jordan Niebrugge smiles as he shakes the hand of a supporter Thursday morning before the start of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer and Mequon native Jordan Niebrugge hits the first shot of the 117th U.S. Open Thursday morning on hole No. 1 at Erin Hills in the town of Erin.  American professional golfer Taylor Gooch watches his tee shot on hole No. 1 Thursday morning during the start of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Kevin Dougherty watches his tee shot on hole No. 1 Thursday morning during the start of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer J.B. Holmes from Campbellsville, Ky. watches his tee shot from hole No. 1 Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Gary Popovich of Cincinnati, Ohio watches the tee shot of American professional golfer J.B. Holmes of Campbellsville, Ky. on hole No. 1 Thursday morning at the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. A volunteer holds a paddle informing patrons not to use cell phones Thursday morning at hole No. 10 during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. England professional golfer Danny Willett from Sheffield, England tips his hat to the crowd while talking with his caddie Sam Hayward before teeing off on hole No. 10 for the 117th U.S. Open Championship Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. England professional golfer Danny Willett from Sheffield, England  tees off on hole No. 10 for the 117th U.S. Open Championship Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Zach Johnson from Cedar Rapids, Iowa tees off on hole No. 10 for the 117th U.S. Open Championship Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Argentina professional golfer Angel Cabrera from Cordoba, Argentina tees off on hole No. 10 for the 117th U.S. Open Championship Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Matt Kuchar from Winter Park, Fla. runs to the tee box for hole No. 10 with an additional club Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Matt Kuchar from Winter Park, Fla. watches his tee shot on hole No. 10 with an additional club Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Italian professional golfer Francesco Molinari from Turin, Italy watches his tee shot on hole No. 10 with an additional club Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Tim Bruders of Pewaukee scans the crowd at hole No. 10 Thursday morning watching for cell phone use during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Patrick Reed from San Antonio, Texas watches his tee shot on hole No. 10 with an additional club Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Noah Lathrop, 8, of Stevens Point smiles as he looks at the glove given to him by defending champion, Dustin Johnson before Johnson tees off on hole No. 10 Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Jordan Spieth from Dallas, Texas smiles after forgetting to take his cell phone out of his pocket before teeing off on hole No. 10 Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Dustin Johnson of Columbia, S.C.  tees off on hole No. 10 Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. The last two U.S. Open Champions, Dustin Johnson, left, and Jordan Spieth talk on the green on hole No. 10 Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians is seen on the horizon as fans walk the course of Erin Hills Thursday morning during the 117th U.S. Open Championship in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Jamie Lovemark Rancho of Santa Fe, Calif. looks to the green on hole No. 4 with his caddie, Dave Streza, during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Jamie Lovemark Rancho of Santa Fe, Calif. takes a shot on hole No. 4 during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Thursday morning at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Michael Putnam of Tacoma, Wash. putts Thursday morning on the green of hole No. 3 during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Welsh professional golfer Bradley Dredge watches his shot attemp arch towards the pin on hole No. 4 Thursday afternoon during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. Amateur golfer Scott Harvey of Kernersville, N.C. watches his shot attempt Thursday afternoon on hole No. 4 during the first round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Bud Cauley raises his golf club as he watches his putt attempt on the green of hole No. 4 Thursday evening during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Brian Harman of Savannah, Ga. watches his ball fall into the cup on the green of hole No. 4 Thursday morning during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. English professional golfer Tommy Fleetwood of Southport, England watches his tee shot on hole No. 5 Thursday morning during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. American professional golfer Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on hole No. 5 Thursday morning during the opening round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin Fowler shot a 65 to finish seven under par The score ties the lowest first-round score in relation to par. A law enforcement office works on the scene near a blimp that crash Thursday morning in a field near Erin Hills and the 117th U.S. Open in the town of Erin. The USGA released a statement that the blimp crashed at 11:15 a.m. Law enforcement officials work on the scene of a blimp crash Thursday afternoon in the town of Erin. The blimp was recording images for the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills roughly a half a mile away. American professional golfer Troy Merritt of Osage, Iowa tees off on hole No. 7 Thursday during the first round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin. The Erin Hills volunteer pin is seen on Cedarburg resident Tom Hudson's hat as he works on hole No. 7 Thursday evening during the first round of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in the town of Erin.
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