Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday at age 91.

A look at reaction to her death:

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"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, LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member.

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"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, LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member.

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"Louise was a trailblazer who always had a funny story to tell. She lived for the LPGA. We are forever grateful for what she and the other Founders did to pave the way for generations to come!" — Annika Sorenstam, LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member.

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"While I have never lost a parent, the passing of Louise Suggs feels that way to me. Like a parent, she cared deeply for her LPGA family and took great pride in their successes. She always made time to hear my problems and challenges — her personal guidance was priceless. Like a parent, I think she was even more proud of the LPGA players of today than she was of her own playing results. I feel like the LPGA lost a parent, but I'm extremely confident that her vision, her competitiveness, and most importantly, her spirit will be with this organization forever." — Mike Whan, LPGA Tour Commissioner.

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"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 Tour Commissioner.

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"I feel sorry for anyone who didn't have the opportunity to know Louise Suggs because she was truly one of a kind. Her spirit, her grit and her sense of humor to the very end inspired everyone who knew her. She served as an exemplary example on how one should walk through life, with humility despite great accomplishments, with grace, loyalty and a passion for excellence in everything she did. The world is a lot less special without her in it." — Ty Votaw, former LPGA Tour Commissioner.

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"I am saddened by the passing of my dear friend and mentor Louise. We developed a strong bond over our love of golf and the LPGA. I feel blessed to have been one of her close friends. She lived a full life doing what she loved and paving a way for the future of women's golf. She was special and I will miss her very much." — Beth Daniel, LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member.