How a prison inmate helped make U.S. Open at Erin Hills possible

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How a prison inmate helped make U.S. Open at Erin Hills possible

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How a prison inmate helped make U.S. Open at Erin Hills possible

Next month, the best golfers in the world will tackle a course Steve Trattner helped usher into existence. Tens of thousands of spectators will line its hills. The corporate hospitality tents will be filled with well-heeled clients, the media tent with reporters from around the world.

Inmate No. 500995 will be watching. Alone, in his cell.

Click here to read the full story by Gary D’Amato of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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