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Teddy Greenstein: ‘Awesome’ Erin Hills deserves another US Open

The words commonly associated with U.S. Opens didn’t apply at Erin Hills.

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:42 p.m.

Golf with Jim Meehan: Local amateurs took swings at qualifying for U.S. Open

Derek Bayley is teeing it up at the British Amateur. Eric Ansett is playing in the Sunnehanna Amateur in Pennsylvania. Ryan Maine made the cut at the Southwestern Am in …

Blimp goes down at U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company …

Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another U.S. Open title

Dustin Johnson wrapped up his final practice round for the U.S. Open just as the sky began to rumble and the horn sounded to stop play at Erin Hills.

Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson’s potential sub

Alternate Roberto Diaz has a better-than-average chance of taking the U.S. Open tee time that currently belongs to Phil Mickelson. Mickelson will attend his daughter’s graduation and, barring a weather …

Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into U.S. Open

Steve Stricker was missing a critical piece of equipment when he finished a practice round for the U.S. Open.

For Davis Love III, a father-son outing at the U.S. Open

Davis Love III is making his 24th appearance in the U.S. Open, with one big difference.

Ryan Moore withdraws from U.S. Open with shoulder injury

Ryan Moore has withdrawn from the U.S. Open with a shoulder injury that will keep him out for three to four weeks. Moore was replaced by Michael Putnam, the first …

Golf notes: U.S. Open alternates have better chance of playing this year

Alternates from U.S. Open sectional qualifiers were never more important as they were this year.

Peter Uihlein, 4 others earn U.S. Open spots in playoffs

Peter Uihlein birdied the first hole and was among three players to earn a spot in the U.S. Open in a playoff. There was a 4-for-3 playoff in Ohio to …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:04 p.m.

Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation

Phil Mickelson plans to miss the U.S. Open to attend his oldest daughter’s high school graduation. Mickelson says being at the ceremony for Amanda is something he will cherish forever. …

Golf notes: Final week to avoid U.S. Open qualifying

As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn’t likely to be many surprises unless someone …

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win US Open; 3rd major doubles title

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the U.S. Open women’s doubles title for their third Grand Slam trophy as a pair, beating …

U.S. Open champ Angelique Kerber starting to like sound of No. 1 ranking

About to contest her third Grand Slam final of the year, Angelique Kerber couldn’t help but hear the part of player introductions when she was announced to the crowd as …

Wawrinka tops Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Grand Slam

Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his …

Digest: Kerber wins US Open for 2nd major title

Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final in New York, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and scoop a down-the-line …

In Brief: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men’s final

Djokovic on Friday at encountered a semi-competitive semifinal against Gael Monfils, but emerged with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.

Digest: Serena Williams loses to Karolina Pliskova at U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row

For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.

Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open

Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …

Another free pass for Novak Djokovic at U.S. Open

That Novak Djokovic would reach his 10th consecutive U.S. Open semifinal should surprise no one. That he’s done it by playing only two complete matches because three opponents pulled out …

Umpire warns U.S. Open player for using cellphone during match

Like a schoolkid chastised by a teacher for texting in class, a player at the U.S. Open was caught using his cellphone during a changeover and was admonished by the …

In Brief: Williams’ shoulder ‘feels solid,’ in win

So about that inflamed right shoulder that was supposed to hinder Serena Williams at the U.S. Open as she seeks a record 23rd major title: It sure seems to be …

In Brief: Sock defeats Cilic, advances to 4th round

Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round, the 23-year-old American acknowledged that, as of a couple of years ago, simply making it …

Digest: Serena Williams ties Open-era mark with 306 wins

Looking rather displeased with herself at times, Serena Williams still managed to tie Martina Navratilova’s professional-era women’s record with her 306th career victory in Grand Slam matches on Thursday in …

Digest: Hit by cramps, Milos Raonic loses to qualifier Ryan Harrison at U.S. Open

The Wimbledon runner-up just last month, and seeded No. 5 at the U.S. Open, Milos Raonic began to feel pain near his left wrist midway through the second set of …

Djokovic’s right arm gives him trouble during US Open win

Novak Djokovic wins his first-round match but there are signs of trouble.

For retired U.S. Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets

Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: “Where is it?”

John McEnroe says he won’t work with Milos Raonic during U.S. Open

John McEnroe says he won’t work with Milos Raonic during the U.S. Open “for Milos’ sake, for ESPN and my sake.”

U.S. Open top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coming off injuries

Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic head entry lists for US Open

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic head the direct entry lists for this year’s U.S. Open.