This Week in Black History West Edition

This Week in Black History

June 11, 1959

Charlie Sifford became the first African American to play in the U.S. Open golf tournament at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, a suburb northeast of New York City. He tied for 32nd place.

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