December 5 2013
By PGATOUR.COM staff
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.
News of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize recipient's passing was mourned the world around and some players -- both current and former -- have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts. We've compiled some of those Tweets below.
Condolences to all on the passing of our beloved Father of the South African Nation, Nelson Mandela. Madiba we loved you. Rest in Peace.— Gary Player (@garyplayer) December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela's courage, forgiveness, love & hope inspired people around the world. He made me want to be a better man. RIP Tata— Gary Player (@garyplayer) December 5, 2013
Pop & I felt your aura when we met, I feel it today & I will feel it forever. You have done so much for humanity...— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) December 6, 2013
My thoughts & prayers go out to Pres Nelson Mandela's family on his passing today. One of the greatest humans I ever had privilege to meet.— Greg Norman (@SharkGregNorman) December 5, 2013