It's very good to hear the injuries aren't life-threatening. "It was probably about 200 yards away", a spectator who witnessed the lightning strike told ABC affiliate station WSB-TV in Atlanta. At this time, PGA officials say their injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.
"I think most of us saw what happened yesterday (when there was a weather delay), and we'd adjust accordingly today, " said Matt Kuchar, who had completed seven holes when play was called.
All game play was suspended for the day after the natural disaster, and the tourney is expected to resume Sunday morning.
Six fans were injured Saturday when lightning struck a pine tree near the 16th tee at East Lake Golf Club.
After Announcing Payroll Tax Cut; Trump Lashes Out On Media
If the USA were to face a recession, it would be "moderate and short", Mulvaney told roughly 50 donors, according to an attendee. China, though, said trade with the USA has been " mutually beneficial " and appealed to Washington to "get along with us".
On Friday night, thunderstorms were forecast to hit Atlanta from 3:00pm on Saturday but third-round tee times for the 30-player tournament were not brought forward.
"When we suspend play, we encourage everybody to leave and take shelter anywhere they can", Russell said.
"We have a meteorologist on staff with very sophisticated equipment; we can monitor that and a lot of times we get lucky and we don't get hit with thunderstorms".
Fans are assisted by medical personnel after a lightning strike during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club.
American Justin Thomas was leading by one shot from Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and world number one Brooks Koepka when play was suspended. One man was killed and five were injured from lightning at the U.S. Open at Hazeltine outside Minneapolis. Safety is a huge priority for us, ' the said in their Saturday statement.