PGA Tour

African American from Flynt Wins Mastercard APGA Tour Championship

Willie Mack III once lived out of his car while dreaming of a chance to compete for a PGA title.
The African American star fired a sizzling, eight-under-par 64 to sprint away from the field and captured the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship presented by Lexus by six strokes Tuesday, capping a memorable seven-month stretch that has changed the trajectory of his career.

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