Tiger Woods offered his condolences to George Floyd’s family and called for unity in the battle against racism.
“My heart goes out to George Floyd, his loved ones, and all of us who are hurting right now,” Woods wrote Monday on Twitter.
“I have always had the utmost respect for our law enforcement. They train so diligently to understand how, when, and where to use force. This shocking tragedy clearly crossed that line.”
Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed Monday in Minneapolis when now-former police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for over eight minutes while Floyd was handcuffed on the ground. Chauvin was fired and has since been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
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