February 2, 1935 Pete Brown, the first African American to win a Professional Golfers Association Tour event, was born in Port Gibson, Mississippi, but grew up in Jackson, Mississippi.
December 30, 1975 Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, one of the most successful golfers of all time, was born in Cypress, California. Woods was a prodigy who began to play golf at the age of two, shot a 48 over nine holes at the age of three, and at the age of five appeared in Golf […]
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