//RIP To Our Brother Charlie Sifford, The First Black To Play On The PGA Tour
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Clevelander Charlie Sifford, the first black man to gain entry into the Professional Golf Association, has died at the age of 92.

The golfer known for his trademark cigar called Northeast Ohio his home for many years, most recently living in Warrensville Heights.

In November, he went to the White House where President Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest award that can be received by a civilian.

2015-02-05T18:35:28+00:00 February 5th, 2015|News|