Tweets and quotes: Remembering Louise Suggs

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Louise Suggs, a Hall of Famer and one of the founding members of the LPGA, died Friday at age 91. Players past and present shared their thoughts on the passing of one of the all-time greats of the game.


“Louise Suggs was one of my favorite people. She was a person that when you walked into a room you were so happy to see her in it! She always had a story to tell and I always appreciated her for all that she did to promote our great organization. I am happy to have gotten to know her. I will truly miss her!”
– Nancy Lopez



“Louise was one of the reasons why we are out here right now and why I’m allowed to live my dream. She was all business but loved life. Golf was her passion and the LPGA was her family. I was so lucky to know her and to share her stories with her is something I will never forget. Golf will miss her greatly but her spirit and her desire to grow the game will continue forever.”
Paula Creamer



“It’s with a sad heart to learn today of my good friend Louise Suggs’ passing. I feel so very grateful and honored to have gotten to know Louise throughout my career and to be able to call her my friend. Louise always joked with me that she taught me everything I knew ... she always said it a little tongue-in-cheek. Louise may not have taught me to play golf, but she really did teach me to love and appreciate all that is the LPGA as passionately as she did. Rest in peace, Louise. Miss you already.”
Karrie Webb



“Louise was truly one of a kind. Blunt, tough, smart but with a heart of gold. She loved the LPGA and had an unmatched level of caring for, and commitment to, the Tour. We loved her!”
– Charlie Mechem, former LPGA commissioner