Masters Suspended, Storm Blows Down Huge Pine Trees; ‘Miraculously,’ No Injuries

Patrons depart the course after trees blew over on the 17th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Friday, April 7, 2023, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • As high winds blew through Augusta National on Friday afternoon during the second round of the Masters, two pine trees came down beside the 17th tee box. The trees fell into the gallery, but there were no injuries, according to multiple eye witnesses.
  • “Miraculously,” according to one eyewitness.
  • Smashed chairs were visible as security guards kept patrons away from the damage.