it was a tough day at the office for the 156-man field playing the first round of the US Open at Shinnecock Hills. High winds, long rough and some controversial pin positions sent scores soaring. Here's how the Getty Images team of photographers saw the day unfold.
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A winner two weeks ago, Francesco Molinari carded a 75
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Aaron Baddeley started strongly but faded to a four over 74.
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Charl Schwartzel had to dig deep to find his ball just off the fairway.
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Schwartzel then had to dig it out of the fescue jungle
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"I know my ball is here somewhere."
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Jordan Spieth has a moment on his way to shooting an eight over 78
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Defending champion Brooks Koepka waits for a ruling.
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Patrick Reed plays from the long stuff.
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Hideki Matsuyama gouges one out of the rough
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Tyrrell Hatton punches clear.
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"Thank you, thank you very much. I'll be here all week."
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"Stayin' Alive, Stayin' Alive .... ha ha ha ha ... Stayin' Alive."
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Wind was an issue for most, but not Dustin Johnson
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"Thank God that's it for the day."
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Pat Perez gives himself a love tap on the back of his head with the putter
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Close, but no cigar for Adam Scott.
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Cameron Smith in No Man's land
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Adam Scott plays a straight bat
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Matt Jones heads left
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WTF. Rahm misses a tiddler
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Caddie Adam Hayes consoles his man Jon Rahm who finished with a 78
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Tiger Woods was frustrated ....
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and disappointed for most of his round
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A narrow miss for Emiliano Grillo
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Looking for Dustin Johnson's ball early in his round.
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Graeme McDowell sarcastically makes a fist pump after holing a birdie putt
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Tiger hits from well wide of the fairway to parts unknown.
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Russell Henley looking for his groove thing
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DJ on top of his game and the world
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"See you tomorrow. I heading back to my boat."
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Cameron Smith watches his drive anxiously off the 6th tee
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