Grand Slam: African-American Milestones in Golf

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  • John Shippen, golf
  • George Grant, golf
  • 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

1899

George Grant, a dentist from Boston and also the first African-American professor at Harvard, invented the wooden golf tee. (Photo: Public Domain)

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