Golf world reacts to death of Kobe Bryant
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Kobe Bryant's death overshadowed the final day of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday.

Many golfers were still on the course when news broke of the helicopter crash that claimed nine lives, including that of Bryant's daughter, Gianna, in Calabasas, California.

Tiger Woods found out about Bryant's death after the final round:

Golfers shared memories and condolences on social media after learning of the horrific news, a testament to Bryant's transcendence across the sports world.

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RIP to the 9 passengers aboard that helicopter this’s a tragedy...Allison and I are sending our thoughts and prayers to all the families Kobe, I never had the privilege of meeting you but the one thing I would hear time after time was about your amazing work will always be among the greats and your work ethic is just one of the reasons for’re a legend, an icon, a hero! The amount of people that throw up a shot, any kind of shot, and yell “Kobe”...countless! I know I will be throwing them up daily...thank you for having such a positive impact and inspiring so many people around the will never be forgotten but will for sure be missed! RIP Kobe RIP Gianna

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Golf world reacts to death of Kobe Bryant
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