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Tiger Woods Posts A Message For The Golf World

Tiger Woods playing in the second round of the Masters.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 12: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after making a putt for birdie on the 15th green during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 12, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Much like every other sport in the United States, golf is being adversely affected by the spread of COVID-19. The 2020 Masters has already been pushed off, while every other upcoming PGA Tour event has been delayed or canceled.

But Tigers Woods is here to be the voice of reason with so much anxiety and frustration out there. Taking to Twitter on Monday, he made it clear that there are "a lot more important things in life" than golf right now. He called on people to be "safe, smart and do what is best" for everyone.

"There are a lot more important things in life than a golf tournament right now," he wrote. "We need to be safe, smart and do what is best for ourselves, our loved ones and our community."

It's a powerful message from Tiger, who surely wanted a chance to defend his Masters' title and tie Jack Nicklaus for the most majors in history.

Every PGA event between March 22 and April 12 is currently canceled or postponed. That includes the Masters, the World Golf Championships and the Valero Texas Open, among others.

The next PGA Tour on the schedule that has yet to be canceled is the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on April 19.

Let's hope it manages to stay that way.