What natural disaster marred the start of the 1991 U.S. Open?

On this day in 1991, golf's U.S. Open at Hazeltine began on a deadly note. What happened, and how did it change the sport? For the answer, click the headline above.
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One spectator was killed and five were injured when lightning struck a small willow tree at Hazeltine, in Chaska. Since then, each of golf's major championships employs a full team of weather reporters to try to document severe weather in an effort to get fans to safety as soon as possible.

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