Europe's golfers bow in silence for Paris victims

A peace symbol featuring the Eiffel Tower is seen on the course to commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks during the BMW Shanghai Masters golf tournament on November 15, 2015Europe’s top golfers halted their final rounds in the BMW Masters in Shanghai at midday (0400 GMT) Sunday to observe a minute’s silence in tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. As airhorns sounded to mark noon, all 78 players, caddies, officials and thousands of Chinese spectators at the flagship European Tour event stood in silence to honour the memory of the more than 120 victims of Friday’s multiple attacks. Among the seven French golfers at the tournament, Benjamin Hebert displayed his own tribute with “Pray for Paris” written boldly on his white cap in black marker pen.

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