THE ‘COLOR-BLIND’ GOLF TOURNAMENT THAT BROUGHT JOE LOUIS, BING CROSBY, AND CHARLIE SIFFORD TO...

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After Being Excluded From Professional Golf Tours in 1913, Elite Black Players Founded the United Golfers Association

Untold Story of Sewsunker ‘Papwa’ Sewgolum,

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Sewsunker 'Papwa' Sewgolum, a South African golfer of Indian origin, who was known for his cross-handed grip (The sewsunker grip is named after him). Seeing a video...

Charlie Sifford kicked down doors so that others can play

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Sifford was a professional golfer who was the first African American to play on the PGA Tour. He won the Greater Hartford Open in 1967 and the Los Angeles

Pete Brown – A True Golf Legend on and off the Course

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Brown, the first black golfer to win a PGA Tour-sanctioned event in 1964 Waco Turner Open in Oklahoma and the 1970 Andy Williams-San Diego Open at Torrey Pines.

African American Golf Timeline of Accomplishments

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From John Shippen to Tiger Woods and Renee Powell to Charlie Sifford, African-Americans have played a significant role in the growth of golf, both on and off the course. Here is a timeline marking some of the many memorable moments in the history of African-Americans in golf.

Augusta National Caddy | Jeriah Beard the Secret Sauce

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Jariah Beard, a graduate from Lucy Craft Laney High School, is a legend in his own time. He worked at the Masters Tournament for forty years. He is included in the book, “MEN ON THE BAG, The Caddies of Augusta National” by Ward Clayton, where he is ranked as the seventh best caddie of all time.

Twentieth Century Golf Club

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The amazing history of the Twentieth Century Golf Club and their impact or organizing golf tournaments across the Midwest and all the way to California.

Muhammad Ali is the World’s Greatest Golfer!

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Muhammad Ali’s passing at age 74 on a few years back follows decades of contending with the effects of Parkinson’s disease, but more than 40 years ago there were no such worries: The heavyweight champion was in prime fighting shape at age 32 when Golf Digest reported on his first hacks as a golfer.

Bill Spiller – The Road to a Change in the Way we Golf

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At a glance, Richmond CC, just north of Oakland, Calif., and directly across the bay from San Francisco, appears no different than most other private clubs in...

12 Black Golfers and Golf Innovators You Should Know

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12 Black Golfers and Golf Innovators You Should Know These somewhat lesser-known black golfers and golf innovators had major victories and made significant contributions to the sport. From...