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IN MEMORIAM: Pioneering Black Golf Champ Lee Elder Dies at 87

      In 1959, Elder joined the United Golfers Association and dominated the all-Black group. According to, Elder won four Negro National Open Championships and an eye-opening eighteen of the twenty-two tournaments in which he participated. Using the purses from those victories allowed Elder to participate in the 1967 qualifying school for the PGA TOUR. […]