The U.S. Women’s Open at the Country Club of Charleston (SC) wound up in a weather delay Friday thanks to some extremely close lightning strikes. Here’s some footage from the FS1 broadcast, including one strike hitting a tree:
— USGA (@USGA) May 31, 2019
Fox’s Shane Bacon also caught photos of the strike and the aftermath:
Update: the aftermath of the strike on the tree. Looks like this on both sides pic.twitter.com/l4eYa026ZN
— Shane Bacon (@shanebacon) May 31, 2019
That’s certainly something to be concerned about. Fortunately, no one was hurt, and play was able to resume.