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Charlie Sifford (1961)

Charles L. Sifford (Juin 2, 1922 – Februar 3, 2015) wis an American professional golfer. He helpit black golfers tae bi pairt o the PGA o America.[1] Sifford wis born in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2004, Sifford became the first African American inductit intae the World Golf Hall of Fame.[2] In November 2014, Preses Barack Obama awardit him the 2014 Presidential Medal o Freedom.[3]

Sifford de'ed in Cleveland, Ohio frae complications frae a stroke at the age o 92.[4]

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  1. Glenn, Rhonda (February 7, 2012). "A Hard Road to Golf Glory". USGA. 
  2. "Sifford set to break another barrier: World Golf Hall of Fame will welcome first black member". MSNBC. Associated Press. November 13, 2004. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 14, 2004. 
  3. "President Obama Announces the Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients". The White House. November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  4. "Golf pioneer Charlie Sifford dies". ESPN.com. Retrieved February 4, 2015.