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Former PGA Championship Winner's Home Destroyed In Fire

Davis Love III reacts to his shot.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - APRIL 04: Davis Love III hits his second shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 2019 Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio Oaks Course on April 04, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

March 2020 has truly been one of the worst months in anyone's memory. But for former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III, things took a bad turn.

According to Lew Turner of First Coast News, Love's home was destroyed in a fire earlier this morning. Per the report, there were no injuries and everyone is safe.

Shortly after the report, Love released a statement, confirming that he and his family are all safe. He thanked the first responders for trying to save his home, especially in the face of the global health crisis.

"While everyone in our family is saddened at the loss of our home that was filled with so much laughter and incredible memories, we're very blessed that everyone is safe and unharmed," Love said.

A professional golfer since 1985, Love rose to prominence in the 1990s with over a dozen PGA Tour wins and 11 top-10 finishes in the majors during that decade. Among them was the 1997 PGA Championship, which famously he won after beating Justin Leonard by five strokes with a rainbow arcing overhead.

He continued his strong form into the early-2000s, picking up several more PGA Tour wins and eight top-10 major finishes from 2000 to 2005.

Love was also the captain of the U.S. team at the 2016 Ryder Cup.

Our hearts go out to Love and his family in this rough time.