Grand Slam: African-American Milestones in Golf

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  • 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
  • William Powell, golf
  • Ann Gregory, golf
  • Charlie Sifford, golf
  • PGA, golf
  • Althea Gibson, golf
  • 1975, golf


At 21, Tiger Woods became the first African-American player, as well as the youngest golfer ever, to win the Masters, with his 12-stroke victory setting a new record. That same year, he captured his first PGA Player of the Year and PGA Tour Player of the Year titles and attained the no. 1 world ranking. (Photo:TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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