Tag: African American golfer

RIP: Pete Brown, history-making golfer

Posted on: May 01,2015

Pete Brown, who died today in Augusta, Ga., at age 80, overcame polio as a teen to become a champion on the PGA Tour. But that wasn’t hardest part of his becoming golf champion. Brown, born in Port Gibson and raised in Jackson, was a black man. He grew up at a time when precious […]


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