Lee Elder, First Black Golfer To Play At The Masters Dies At 87

  

Lee Elder, First Black Golfer To Play At The Masters Dies At 87




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Lee Elder, a pioneer who broke through the color barrier at the Masters, has died. He was 87.

Elder's death was confirmed by the PGA Tour on Monday (November 29).

In 1975, Elder played at the Masters, becoming the first Black player to play at round at the famed tournament and course located in Augusta, Georgia. He was honored earlier this year at the 2021 edition of the tournament, joining Jack Nickalus and Gary Player as honorary starters in the ceremonial first tee shot.... Read more


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