Hollywood, Golf World Pay Tribute to Arnold Palmer

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"It's hard to imagine golf without you or anyone more important to the game than the King," Tiger Woods tweeted.

The golf world is mourning the death of Arnold Palmer, the legendary sportsman who died Sunday at age 87 in a hospital in Pittsburgh.

The gentleman golfer from Latrobe, Pa., whose thrilling, go-for-broke style made him the first television superstar of his sport and earned him generations of devoted fans, was the first client of Mark McCormack's legendary sports management firm IMG and later co-founded the Golf Channel, the first cable network devoted to one sport.

As news of his death spread, many in Hollywood and the golfing community hit social media to pay tribute.

Here are just some of the messages that were tweeted Sunday night:

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