Charlie Takes His Shot

How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf

by Nancy Churnin

Celebrate Black History Month

Read about Charlie Sifford, the first professional African American golfer, and many other famous figures

Celebrate Black History Month

Read about Charlie Sifford, the first professional African American golfer, and many other famous figures

Charlie Takes His Shot

How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf

by Nancy Churnin

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Celebrate Black History Month with Albert Whitman

To honor Black History Month, learn all about the first black golfer to win a PGA tournament in Charlie Takes His Shot. Charlie Sifford’s determination in a sport where he faced discrimination, both on and off the green, helped break down the color barr...
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