Charles Sifford

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Birthday
2, 1922
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Feb 3, 2015 (92)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1922
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Feb 3, 2015 (92)

About

The first African American to become a professional golfer. His first attempt to qualify for the PGA Tour was at the 1952 Phoenix Open.

Before Fame

He began caddying at 13.

Trivia

He won two PGA Tours and one Champions Tour.

Family Life

He always had the support of his wife Rose.

Associated With

He broke down barriers for future African Americans to play professional golf, including the great Tiger Woods.