Lee Elder, Who Broke a Golf Color Barrier, Dies at 87

In his prime he played in a league for Black players, but in 1975, at 40, he became the first African American to take part in the Masters tournament.

Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

Lee Elder played through the scourge of racism. He broke down enormous barriers. He carved a path for Tiger Woods and others to follow. Finally, in the waning months of his life, he took his...

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