More than Golf . . . African American Golf History is American History!
Dr. Charles Sifford
First Black PGA Golfer
"A Missing Link In History:
The Journey of African Americans in Golf"
"African American Golf History Brain-Aerobics"
Author: Ramona Harriet
honored Charlie Sifford,
Pete Brown, & Jim Dent
June 21, 2014
The Patch of Augusta
Augusta Municipal Golf Course
Young golfer at Old Dominion Golf Tournament in Newport News, Virginia Circa 1970s
(left to right) Renowned Masters Tournament caddie Carl Jackson & living legend professional golfer Tiger Woods
Eastern Golf Association amateur winners (left to right): Champion Renee Powell, Runner-up Nan Christopher,
& 3rd place Mary Wilkerson Circa 1962
>> the name of the second African American who played in a USGA U.S. Open? In what year did this occur?
>> the name of the second African American LPGA T&CP Member? In what year did she earn LPGA T&CP status?
>> the name of the second African American PGA Tour golfer? In what year did he earn PGA player status?