Charlie Sifford

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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 (7 Februar 2012). "A Hard Road to Golf Glory". USGA. Archived frae the original on 24 Februar 2014. Retrieved 5 Februar 2015.
  2. "Sifford set to break another barrier: World Golf Hall of Fame will welcome first black member". MSNBC. Associated Press. 13 November 2004. Archived frae the original on 14 November 2004. Retrieved 5 Februar 2015.
  3. "President Obama Announces the Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients". The White House. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  4. "Golf pioneer Charlie Sifford dies". Retrieved 4 Februar 2015.