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Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf #2020

Charlie Takes His Shot How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf Charlie Sifford loved golf but in the s only white people were allowed to play in the Professional Golf Association Sifford had won plenty of black tournaments but he was determined to break th

  • Title: Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf
  • Author: Nancy Churnin
  • ISBN: 9780807511282
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf By Nancy Churnin, Charlie Sifford loved golf, but in the 1930 s only white people were allowed to play in the Professional Golf Association Sifford had won plenty of black tournaments, but he was determined to break the color barrier in the PGA In 1960 he did, only to face discrimination from hotels that wouldn t rent him rooms and clubs that wouldn t let him use the same locker as the whCharlie Sifford loved golf, but in the 1930 s only white people were allowed to play in the Professional Golf Association Sifford had won plenty of black tournaments, but he was determined to break the color barrier in the PGA In 1960 he did, only to face discrimination from hotels that wouldn t rent him rooms and clubs that wouldn t let him use the same locker as the white players But Sifford kept playing, becoming the first black golfer to win a PGA tournament and eventually ranking among the greats in golf.

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    1 thought on “Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf

    1. We hear a lot about Jackie Robinson, but there were other sports that had barriers to break as well In golf, the man for the job was Charlie Sifford This is a short picture book biography about Charlie Sifford and his trials and tribulations, as well as some of the people who helped him, as he worked to be a part of the PGA golf world.An interesting look at a man who should be well known The illustrations are accessible and would make this fun for all ages dmz

    2. Most Americans know the story of Jackie Robinson, the black baseball player who broke his sport s color barrier in 1947 Charlie Sifford, the first black PGA golfer, could be called the Jackie Robinson of golf, but Charlie s situation was different Golf is an individual sport with no teammates Golf is frequently played at private clubs with significant leeway to determine who can play on their courses Because of his persistence, and with the support of Jackie Robinson himself, Charlie Sifford bec [...]

    3. Good book about the first black golfer accepted into the PGA Not a huge fan of the illustrations, but good story.

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