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Charlie Sifford, First Black PGA Tour Player, Dies at 92

Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to break the color barrier in professional golf, paving the way for Tiger Woods and other minorities, died Tuesday at the age of 92 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Sifford's appearance at the 1961 Greater Greensboro Open in his home state of North Carolina marked the first time a black golfer was allowed to play in a tournament sponsored by the Professional Golfers Association of America. He finished in fourth place, despite being harassed and...

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