The Latest: Trump waves to crowds at women's golf tournament

President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he reacts to spectators from a viewing platform with his son Eric Trump, right, near the 15th green during th

President Donald Trump gestures to golf spectators while looking over the 15th green from his viewing platform along with Trump National Golf Club dir

President Donald Trump reacts to spectators from a viewing platform near the 15th green during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tourname

President Donald Trump looks over his viewing platform on the 15th green along with Trump National Golf Club director of golf, Mickie Gallagher, left,

President Donald Trump's motorcade arrives at Trump National Golf Club during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament Friday, July 1

Jeongeun6 Lee, of South Korea, lines up a putt on the 16th green during the second round of U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf

Jeongeun6 Lee, of South Korea, watches her drive from the 17th tee during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump Nationa

Marissa Steen watches her shot on the 18th fairway during the second round of U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedmi

Fumika Kawagishi, of Japan, watches her drive off the ninth tee during the second round of U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf

Marina Alex watches her drive off the ninth tee during the second round of U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminst

Spectators look up at President Donald Trump as he waves from his viewing platform on the 15th green during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open

President Donald Trump looks over the 15th green from his viewing platform during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament Friday, Ju

President Donald Trump talks with his son Eric Trump, right, while looking over the 15th green from his viewing platform during the second round of th

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament being staged at President Donald Trump's club while he visits (all times local):

6:35 p.m.

President Donald Trump has waved at cheering crowds from a glassed-off patio in the clubhouse of his Bedminster, New Jersey, course, where the U.S. Women's Open is being held.

The Republican president acknowledged crowds near the 15th green Friday. His son Eric Trump stood by his side.

Trump waved, pointed and gave a thumbs-up, prompting squeals from a group of schoolgirls.

The crowds were asked to keep the commotion down as golfers Lexi Thompson, Brook Henderson and Stacy Lewis approached the 15th green.

Trump's visit during the weekend tournament poses a security challenge because his residence is on the course, where fans and players pass by throughout the day. The tournament's director says of Trump's visit: "we're ready."

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10:30 a.m.

Some of the best golfers in the world are competing in New Jersey this weekend, and they could be partly upstaged by a guy whose best finish was to win an age-group club title.

Then again, he is the president — and it's his club.

President Donald Trump's golf course is hosting this weekend's U.S. Women's Open, and Trump is scheduled to spend the weekend there.

That poses a security challenge since Trump's residence is on the course, where fans and players pass by throughout the day. The tournament's director says if Trump visits, "we're ready."

Trump was in France this week to celebrate Bastille Day and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron.

He tweeted Friday morning that he was headed to New Jersey to attend the tournament.