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The Masters. …a brief look back as we anticipate a great future

April 1, 2009

“Once you enter the gates and pass through the well-maintained concession area, the world opens up to a rolling ocean of green grass. Colorful Azaleas adorn the course.

By Herschel V. Caldwell

Number 18 at Augusta National-photo by MGM
Number 18 at Augusta National-photo by MGM
It is generally agreed that until 1977, the 1975 Masters was the year that held a special significant for people of color, particularly African Americans. That was the year Lee Elder became the first African American ever to compete in the Masters’ tournament. Read more

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