Charlie Sifford​

Inducted: 1992
  • Born in Charlotte, NC, 1922​
  • First African American to make an impact on PGA Tour
  • Learned to play as a caddy
  • Joined Negro Pro Tour in 1946
  • Won National Negro Open six times
  • Won Long Beach Open in 1957
  • First African American to become PGA Approved Tournament Player in 1960 
  • Won Hartford Open in 1967 and Los Angeles Open in 1969
  • Also won on PGA Seniors’ Tour