Four golfers struck by lightning in Hayward, Wisconsin, USA

Authorities said four people, all relatives, were struck by lightning on the Big Fish Golf Club course in Hayward.

Multiple Sawyer County units responded to the incident around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They said four male golfers who were visiting were injured when lightning struck the golf course.

The golfers were conscious by the time authorities arrived, and all four were taken to a local hospital.

According to a golf course employee, the players were on the golf course at hole 5 when lightning struck them.

The local hospital said two of the men were sent home and the other two are still being treated at the hospital.

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