Charlie Sifford (born June 2, 1922 in North Carolina) was the first African Americangolfer to play on the PGA TOUR beginning in 1961. In 2004, Charlie Sifford was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. He chose the white South AfricanGary Player to perform the induction. 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area - Total - Width - Length - % water - Latitude - Longitude Ranked 28th 139,509 kmÂ² 805 km 240 km 9. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, just south of Jacksonville. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... The World Golf Hall of Fame  is located in St. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935 in Johannesburg) is a South African professional golfer generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the games history. ...
1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...
Sifford breaks golf HOF's color barrier
Charlie Sifford (Great Athletes) ISBN 1883846277
Just Let Me Play: The Story of Charlie Sifford, the First Black PGA Golfer ISBN 094516744X (1992)kk;k;lk;';k;k;k;lk;lk;lhkjhkhkjhk
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