Erupting volcano covers golf course in thick ash

La Reunion Volcano

A volcanic eruption in South America has left a popular golf course buried under ash.

Guatemala’s famous 'Fuego' volcano erupted last weekend, leaving a reported 75 dead and hundreds missing.

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This, of course, puts what has happened to La Reunion golf resort firmly into perspective. Even so, the disaster has had a devastating impact on the popular PGA Tour Latinoamérica host venue.

Video and images circulating on social media show the resort, located four miles from the volcano, buried by the fall-out from the eruption.

It's incredible to think that, just three months ago, played host to the Guatemala Stella Artois Open, won by American Ben Polland.

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Fortunately, it has been reported that all guests and staff managed to escape the hotel with no loss of life.

Main Photo: CNN

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