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  • A Walk Nearly Spoiled (Part Two)

    RICHMOND, Va. — Maybe it’s the magnolias and moonlight or maybe it’s just the early springtime Georgia humidity. Without fail, whenever the Masters rolls around, the sporting world turns its thoughts...

  • A Walk Nearly Spoiled

    RICHMOND, Va. — Back in the day, I wrote for the Black Athlete Sports Network about a guy named Scott Yancy. At the time, Scott was an eager 23 year-old fresh...

  • Powell To Be Honored By PGA

    NEW YORK — William J. (Bill) Powell of East Canton, Ohio, who overcame racial barriers to become the only African-American to design, build, own and operate a golf course while pioneering...

  • Lessons Learned, Choices Made

    Yes, I was burned but I call it a lesson learned Mistake overturned so I called it a lesson learned My soul has returned so I call it a lesson learned...

  • Life After A Pro Golf Career

    CALIFORNIA—One morning before getting out of bed, radio station KNBR 680 in San Francisco aired an interview with Casey Martin. the former professional disabled golfer. He sounded much older and much...

  • From Tragedy Comes Inspiration For Hereford

    ALABAMA — 13-year old Xavier Hereford started playing golf when he was just five and immediately fell in love with the sport. Understanding the history of the sport, especially for African-Americans,...

  • Pioneering Golfer Elder To Be Recognized

    PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — The African American Empowerment Weekend (AAEW), an event that focuses on the continued education and enlightenment of African-Americans and other minorities who strive to succeed as...

  • A Successful Tournament In Ohio

    CANTON, Ohio — The “Leave A Legacy Golf Invitational” culminated this past Saturday with a clinic held by SIAC golfers and legendary LPGA member Renee Powell, a celebrity and HBCU alumni...

  • Clearview Looks To ‘Leave A Legacy’

    NEW HAVEN, Ct. — During the weekend of October 17-19, several HBCU students and alumni will come together at the historic Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio to celebrate opportunity,...

  • African American Golf Digest Still Stands Tall

    NEW YORK — Visitors to the PGA Merchandise Show & Convention, January 29-31, 2009 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, will have the chance to experience the event...

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