Golfers react to false missile threat in Hawaii

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HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 09: Charles Howell III of the United States walks during practice rounds prior to the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 9, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Residents of Hawaii received a terrifying alert Saturday morning informing those in the Aloha State of an approaching ballistic missile.

The Hawaiian Emergency Management Agency later responded to the threat via Twitter:

With the PGA Tour currently on the Hawaiian swing at the Sony Open in Honolulu, many golfers - both playing and not - reacted through social media: