For the second time in as many weeks, the southern United States has been devastated by another major natural disaster. Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sunday in Florida bringing with it powerful winds in excess of 100 mph and dumping massive amounts of rain on the Sunshine State.
Flordia is home to many Tour pros and while a some got out of town prior to the storm, a few like former World No. 1 Greg Norman decided to hunker down and watch Mother Nature’s fury first hand.
This is my 9th experience to some degree with hurricanes/cyclones either directly or like this one Irma, the outer bands. Even though it is nearly 200 miles away to the SW these outer bands keep coming through dumping copious amounts of rain and with wind gusts in the 65-70 mph range spawning tornados. My thoughts and prayers go out to all in Florida experiencing or about to experience this big bad SOB. Be safe and be smart all. 🙏💪
Others shared updates and prayers via social media.
Closing my eyes in France. Prob won’t sleep very well. Super worried about my family. And if the power goes out and I can’t get ahold of anyone I’m really going to be scared 😥😥. Please God let the next 24 hours go by quickly and keep my family Along with everyone else in Florida safe. #amen 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 (This pic is at my house. I’ve never seen the water this low before. Thank God we got my boat out of the water. Not sure about those other 2 🤔🤔)
Praying for all my Floridians right now 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Michelle Wie (@themichellewie) September 10, 2017
While the damage will still need to be assessed in Florida, you can help in the relief effort by donating to the Red Cross here.
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