Charlie Sifford

Tee Divas and Tee Dudes Honor Black Golf History

The Tee Divas and Tee Dudes (TDTD) Golf Club celebrated Black Golf History with their third annual Celebration Brunch. The youth golfers not only honored golf pioneers like Charlie Sifford but also showed their gratitude towards TDTD and the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) for providing them with opportunities.

Golfer Charles Sifford Inducted in PGA Hall of Fame

Legendary golf player Charles Sifford was one of seven golfers inducted into the PGA Hall of Fame 2015 class on November 12. Other inductees included Tommy Bolt, Lee Trevino, and Payne Stewart. Charles Sifford Jr. accepted the award for his father, who passed away in last February at the age of 92, according to the New York Times. Sifford’s career broke the color boundaries when he became the first African American golfer to compete in the PGA tour in 1961. The PGA also had a Caucasian-only clause at the time but Sifford persevered through hostility to continue his career in