U.S. Open practice rounds begin today at Erin Hills

posted by Gregory Jon - 

via Fox 6 News

ERIN -- Sunday, June 11th was the final day members of the public were allowed to walk the grounds of the Erin Hills Golf Course ahead of the 117th U.S. Open. Practice rounds begin Monday, June 12th.

"This is the ultimate test of golf for the best players in the world. They are competing for this moment. It is a major championship," Janeen Driscoll, director of public relations for the USGA said.

Sunday was the final day people were able to get into Erin Hills for free, without a ticket. Starting Monday, the tournament begins.

While the action will be taking place on the green, fans aren't going to want to miss what "Fan Central" has to offer. This portion of the grounds is devoted to all things golf -- and there's a special app that can help you find what you're looking for.

"The official US Open App -- that's where they'll be able to get all their photos and videos for the day, all stored in one place. The app also has information to get them live scoring, follow their favorite players, a map of the course to figure out where they need to go," Allison Vartebedian, director of marketing for the USGA said.

DOWNLOAD the U.S. Open app for Android


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