VIDEO: Tiger Woods on Kobe after the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open

It’s got to be tough to react to the death of a friend live on television moments after learning about it.

CBS reported that Joe LaCava knew of Kobe’s passing early in the round and may have told Tiger, but Tiger told Amanda Balionis that he was told walking off of the 18th green.

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