On Sunday, golf fans
in Iowa were left in suspense as a local TV station cut away from the action at the worst possible time during the U.S. Open.
Viewers watching the match on WHO 13 in Des Moines witnessed Louis Oosthuizen
attempting to sink a putt that would keep him within one stroke of leader Jon Rahm:
pic.twitter.com/QTIWWPhrdN — Defector (@DefectorMedia) June 21, 2021
The Midwest station cut away to report on severe weather
, which included a tornado.
affiliate eventually switched to a split-screen to show the weather and the golf, but by then, it didn't matter because Oosthuizen had already missed, and Rahm would win the tournament, which was held at Torrey Pines Golf Course in California