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Tiger Woods

December 30th in African American History – Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods

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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Robert Lee Elder

July 14th in African American History – Robert Lee Elder

July 14, 1934 Robert Lee Elder, the first African American to play in the Masters Golf Tournament, was born in Dallas, Texas. Elder dropped out of high school and worked as a caddy where he developed his game by watching his clients. In 1959, he was drafted into the United States Army where he served […]

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