The state of Wisconsin finally secures their 1st U.S. Open on the back of a relatively young course, new for the Tour and hopefully for the sake of the USGA a new approach to The U.S. Open of the future should this week should it (it likely will) prove to be successful. While the state hosted the PGA Championship just down the road in Kohler, Wi at Whistling Straits previously (and we will talk about it plenty) the course in question this week is Erin Hills, a links-like course that makes use of the naturally undulating land across the expansive property through a hodge-podge of land parcels brought together under the original idea man in Bob Lang.

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