Saturday, July 22, 2017

Golf

Brooks Kopeka hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

BY DOUG FERGUSON ERIN, Wis. (AP) — An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S. Open. This might have been more ...
Paul Casey, of England, reacts after missing a putt on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

BY DOUG FERGUSON ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Paul Casey discovered how little it takes to make a big number in the U.S. Open. And at this U.S. Open, he showed ...
Rory Mcilroy, of Ireland, makes his way to the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin.

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Health officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Open is underway, but ...
A blimp crashes during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, near Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. AirSign, an advertising company, operates the blimp.

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The pilot of a small blimp that crashed Thursday near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament suffered serious injuries, ...
Fans walk along the 10th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

BY DOUG FERGUSON ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Phil Mickelson withdrew from the U.S. Open a little more than an hour after the sun climbed over Erin Hills, realizing there was ...
A lone oak tree stands between the 15th and 16 holes during the U.S. Open golf tournament media day at Erin Hills, Wis., May 17, 2017.

BY EDDIE PELLS The man who first imagined the grassy Wisconsin cattle farm as a potential piece of the U.S. Open’s hallowed history will see that vision come to life ...
This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods.

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods told officers during his DUI arrest last month that he had taken Xanax, as well as other prescription medications. Woods’ claim was revealed in ...
Alena Sharp, of Canada, putts on the 18th green during the second round of the Manulife LPGA Classic golf tournament at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ontario, Friday, June 9, 2017.

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) — Alena Sharp shot her second straight 66 Friday to move into a share of the lead at 12-under 132 after the second round of the Manulife ...
In this Aug. 25, 2011, file photo, Peter Uihlein of Orlando, Fla., makes his way up the first fairway during the second round of match play at the U.S. Amateur golf tournament at Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, Wisconsin.

BY DOUG FERGUSON Going somewhere new for the U.S. Open is starting to get old. For so many years, everyone knew what to expect. With few exceptions, the event’s identity ...
Jason Dufner, left, is congratulated by Rickie Fowler following the final round of the Memorial golf tournament, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio. Dufner won the tournament. )

BY DOUG FERGUSON DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — One of the best perks from winning the Memorial is to walk off the 18th green and into a warm handshake from tournament ...
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