You’re about to hit your first shot off of the tee, and all of the sudden, the air horn sounds. Lightning in the area. Frustrating, right?
Absolutely. But also necessary, as reinforced by what went down yesterday at Kampen Golf Course in West Lafayette, Indiana. Here was the scene at the 11th hole after lightning struck the fairway:
This is why we are serious when sounding the air horns because of lightning. This bolt struck #11 fairway on Kampen pic.twitter.com/gUnaJPun9k— Purdue Golf (@PurdueGolf) July 11, 2017
Safety first. Cliché? Sure, but some clichés are commonly heard for a reason. Thankfully, everyone is safe, and we have a sweet photo to show for the inclement weather in central Indiana.
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