Nelson Mandela died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95.
The death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday was felt worldwide, including in the golf world.
Mandela, the former South African president, Nobel Prize winner and human-rights hero, who was 95, has a European Tour event named after him. That tournament, the Nelson Mandela Championship, is co-sponsored by the Sunshine Tour and set for next week in South Africa – and its schedule has been adjusted.
To honor a national day of mourning and the state funeral for Mandela on Sunday, Dec. 15, the Mandela Championship will be played Wednesday through Saturday in Durban, the tours announced. The tournament benefits the Nelson ...
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