Thanks Charlie Sifford

Charles L. Sifford was the first African American PGA member to successfully break through racial barriers and compete professionally on the PGA TOUR. Often referred to as the “Jackie Robinson of golf” for his groundbreaking legacy in the sport, Sifford will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24 by President Barack Obama. It is the nation’s highest civilian honor.

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Please join us in celebrating this true pioneer in the game by posting your own personal notes using the hashtag #thankscharliesifford. All comments and pictures will be collected in our virtual “thank you” card below.