Lightning strikes flagstick in Utah

Geoffreypjs on Reddit
Here's an interesting look at what happens to a green when a flagstick gets struck by lightning.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 11:33 a.m.

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a flagstick got struck by lightning?

Well, we have your answer. Check out this photo submitted by Reddit user Geoffreypjs that was posted on Tuesday night:


According to a news report from Fox 13 in Salt Lake City, it seems the strike occurred at Stonebridge Golf Club in West Valley City.

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Hopefully it serves as a reminder to golfers that you don't want to mess around when lightning is in the area. 

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.