Superstars honor barrier-breaking PGA Tour golfer Charlie Sifford
WWE Superstars were saddened to learn about the passing of legendary, barrier-breaking PGA Tour golfer Charlie Sifford. Sifford, who passed away at age 92, was the first African-American golfer to play on the PGA Tour. He was also the first African-American to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2004.
Here's what some of WWE's Superstars had to say about the sports world's loss of a legend and pioneer today.
The opportunity for African Americans involvement in the sport of golf was Pioneered By pga Legend… http://t.co/tLr4ictEC9— Titus O'Neil (@TitusONeilWWE) February 5, 2015
A true legend and pioneer, Charlie Sifford, has left us-first to break the color barrier in golf and still couldn't play Augusta. RIP #hero— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) February 5, 2015