A pioneer and trailblazer, Dr. Lee Elder, PGA, was a man who paved the way for generations to come.
From topping the leaderboards at Tour events, to perhaps his most impactful legacy: becoming the first African American to compete in the Masters and in the Ryder Cup, Lee Elder has been breaking down barriers his entire illustrious career. Ever the champion of inclusion, his achievements have made the game of golf a more welcoming and inclusive space.
On November 28, 2021, Lee Elder passed away at the age of 87. His presence & influence will be missed and his legacy & impact will live on forever.
As we honor Lee’s incredible life, we are joined by voices across the golf industry and beyond who have been impacted by his lasting legacy:
Renee Powell, PGA
Mackenzie Mack, PGA
Rich Jones, PGA
Harold Varner III
Brandon J. McKoy
Ira Molayo, PGA
Billie Jean King