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Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

16 June 2017

The US Golf Association later confirmed the blimp was not affiliated to the tournament.

A woman who witnessed the crash of a small blimp near the Wisconsin golf course where the U.S. Open is underway says she saw flames as the aircraft deflated and floated to the ground.

Playing in the same group as Day, second-ranked Rory McIlroy had almost as much trouble as he shot a 6-over 78. It's got a U.S. Open feel to it. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf shot 7-under 63s at Baltustrol Golf Club in 1980.

Spieth, who birdied his second hole after starting on the 10th but failed to make another gain thereafter as he finished one over, felt he could easily have been much closer to Fowler.

Casey carded an eagle and six birdies for a six-under-par 66 while Schauffele, the 23-year-old world number 352 also carded a 66.

In five appearances at the U.S. Open, Leishman's best result came a year ago when he tied for 18th at Oakmont. "Obviously, I paid the price for it today". "I missed a lot of really good opportunities", he said.

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"If I can drive it like I did a couple of weeks ago at Memorial, it will go a long way to shooting under par scores", Leishman said.

"All in all, I've got to be happy", Els said.

Schauffele had a chance to tie Fowler for the lead until his 12-foot birdie putt on the par-3 ninth slid by on the right.

Phil Mickelson officially withdrew from the U.S. Open Field on Thursday to attend his daughter's high school graduation in California.

Mickelson had kept fans and officials guessing nearly down to the wire, hanging on to the longshot hope that storms might delay the start of the year's second major and allow him to attend the graduation then fly from San Diego to Wisconsin to make his 2:20 p.m.

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"I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire, and I felt sick to my stomach", Jamie Lovemark said.

Three players - Brian Harman, Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka - were in the clubhouse on five under, two back from Fowler.

On the golf course, there was only a barrage of birdies. Adam Hadwin tied a U.S. Open record with six straight birdies.

"You could see the black smoke and then there were three big fireballs as it exploded", she said. He made double bogeys on both holes to balloon to 6 over. "So I did a really good job of staying present, staying focused on the next shot". Length wasn't the issue. One example of that was Fowler hitting 3-wood into the green on the 632-yard 18th hole, with a breeze at his back.

"He was able to get out of the gondola and he was probably five to 10 feet (three metres) away from (the blimp) trying to crawl away".

Still to be determined is what kind of test Erin Hills can present the rest of the week, especially with more rain on the way Friday and Saturday afternoon.

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