Video Of Masters Tree Falling at Augusta National Golf club on Twitter and Reddit
When the horn sounded, it wasn’t raining, but play was stopped at 4:22 because of lightning and bad weather. After the horn sounded, many fans remained seated.Before players were permitted to resume play, the first weather delay lasted 21 minutes.After playing 36 holes, Brooks Koepka leads at 12 under par in the clubhouse.
Three trees that were blown over to the left of the No. 1 hole did not cause any injuries, according to Augusta National Golf Club. 17th tee as a result of the wind,” the club said in a statement. The club will always prioritize the well-being and safety of everyone attending the Masters Tournament. We will keep a close eye on the weather throughout the Tournament and today. The Subsequent Round has been authoritatively suspended until the end of the day. At 8:00 a.m. EDT on Saturday, play will resume. As scheduled, ticket gates will open at 7:00 a.m. EDT.Matt, a visitor from Los Angeles who requested anonymity, told Australian Golf Digest that he thought the slow fall of the trees was the reason no fans were hurt.Matt stated, “I was below the TV cameras on 16 green.” A third tree broke off after two of them fell. It happened in slow motion, taking anywhere from 15 to 20 seconds, which was insane.
Because everyone was shouting warnings, people scattered, and I believe that’s why no one was hurt. Thankfully, there were only chairs underneath, so I didn’t have to worry about anyone getting stuck there. After running over the trees, I was probably there 15 seconds later.A few people were visibly shaken, as I observed. Assuming that the trees had fallen rapidly, individuals might have been harmed. It was my first Masters, and I hope to return.Patrick Smith, a photographer for Getty Images, took a number of pictures of the scene. Although it has not been confirmed, ESPN announcer Scott Van Pelt stated that no fans had been injured.
Storms caused the second suspension of day two just after 4.20 p.m. local time. At 5.47 p.m., play was called off. Min Woo Lee, amateur Harrison Crowe, and Larry Mize were putting on the 16th green when two trees fell and snapped near the 17th tee area. Mize announced before round one that he would be retiring from the April major. This is his final competitive round at Augusta.”It was close, but we’re all good,” Perth-based Lee briefed reporters.Augusta National confirmed that the falling trees did not cause any injuries.