10 Black Golfers You Never Knew

10 Black Golfers You Never Knew

(Image: pragmaticobotsunite.com)

Charlie Sifford

(Image: golfweek.com)

Not only was Charlie Sifford the first African American to play on the PGA Tour, but he also won the Greater Hartford Open in 1967 and the Los Angeles Open in 1969. He went on to win the United Golf Association’s National Negro Open six times, and the PGA Seniors’ Championship in 1975. Tiger Woods has acknowledged that Sifford paved the way for his career.