Grand Slam: African-American Milestones in Golf

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  • William Powell, golf
  • Ann Gregory, golf
  • Charlie Sifford, golf
  • PGA, golf
  • Althea Gibson, golf
  • 1975, golf
  • PGA, historically black colleges and universities
  • Ron Townsend, Augusta National Golf Club
  • Tiger Woods
  • Tiger Woods
  • Renee Powell
  • PGA, golf, Joe Louis
  • Condoleezza Rice, Augusta National Golf
  • Tiger Woods
  • John Shippen, golf
  • George Grant, golf

1961

Golfer Charlie Sifford became the first African-American player to earn a PGA Tour card. His other wins included the 1967 Greater Hartford Open Invitational, the 1969 Los Angeles Open, the 1975 PGA Seniors' Championship and the 1980 Suntree Classic, presently known as the Champions Tour. (Photo: PGA TOUR Archive/WireImage)

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