The flash of lightning hurled to earth, Branches and debris through the air and injuring at least six people, including a child. The tree acted as a lightning rod directly, no one was hit by the thunderbolt, fortunately.

It came to chaotic scenes at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The injured were in a strong Wind and rain on the ground and waited for paramedics. Several were brought on stretchers into ambulances. Eyewitnesses had meant the Bang of the lightning strike, a bomb had exploded.

The impact was recorded by a camera. The images show a flash of fire and sparks. According to reports, the tree caught fire, but that was quickly erased have. The tournament was canceled on Saturday and is scheduled to go on Sunday next. (kes)