10 Black Golfers You Never Knew

Tiger Woods may be the most famous, but he's not the first

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(Image: pragmaticobotsunite.com)

When most people think of African Americans and golf they immediately think of Tiger Woods. What these people may not know is that far before Tiger, and in some cases after, there have been accomplished African American golfers that continue to pave the way for blacks to thrive in the golfing industry. BlackEnterprise.com would be remiss to not expose the extensive history of blacks in golfing as a means to not only educate, but to inspire.

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Check the following pages to discover these trailblazing golfers. Feel free to add to this list via Black Enterprise social media, @BlackEnterprise, so that the learning may continue. If you are as inspired as BlackEnterprise.com imagines you will be, be sure to nurture your golf-life at the 2015 Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge at the PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, this Labor Day Weekend, September 3 thru 6.

For registration, information, and updates on the BE Golf &Tennis Challenge, September 3-6th, at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida visit http://www.blackenterprise.com/events/golf-tennis-challenge/. For social media updates, follow hashtag #BEGT.

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