(Meredith/KSAT/CNN) -- A viral video appears to show a bolt of lightning hitting an airborne golf ball at a Texas driving range.

Tomas Gomez, 18, and his friends visited the Topgolf in San Antonio on May 28. In the last 30 minutes of their game, it began to rain -- but Gomez wanted to take a final swing.

“I decided to hit one last shot then leave,” Gomez said in a phone interview with KSAT-TV.

Gomez sent his golf ball flying in midair at 88 miles per hour, and just seconds later, a massive bolt of lightning seemingly zapped the ball.

“I heard the thunder, and my instinct was to run," Gomez said. "It was all a blur. It could have hit me. It could have hit any of us. It was actually pretty scary after I was thinking about it for a while.”

His friend, Arlette Ibarra, recorded the entire thing on her cellphone. 

According to Topgolf, everyone evacuated the facility safely, and there were no injuries.

Gomez said this bizarre incident won't stop him and his friends from returning to play again.

“Even before this, we went to Topgolf, and we’ll continue to go after this,” Gomez said.

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