Uneven Lies

Uneven Lies

The Heroic Story Of African-Americans In Golf

Book - 2000
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This is a coffee table book lavishly printed in Italy in five colours and features over 250 rare never-before-published photographs. It tells the rich history of a people's struggle to find a place in American golf. In doing so it provides many role models for today's youth. Contents: Foreword: 'Determination and Grit' (by Tiger Woods); Introduction; African Americans and America's Game of Golf; Of Green Jackets and Ghosts; On the Frontlines: The First Wave; The Shadow People; A Place of Their Own; The Playing Fields; Soul Mates and Sole Survivors; Public Battles, Private Wars; Teddy, Charlie and Lee: The Invisible Men; Torchbearers and Flameouts; First Impressions; Beyond the Creek and Through the Woods; Epilogue; A Few Shouts of Joy; Appendix; African-American PGA Tour Players.
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : American Golfer, Inc., c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781888531367
1888531363
Branch Call Number: 796.352 OVERSIZE
Characteristics: 167 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,32 cm
Additional Contributors: Davis, Martin
Russell, Geoff

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Jul 17, 2015

The golfer husband recommends this for history buffs and golf fans. It stands as another historic perspective on race in America. There were many talented black golfers long before Tiger; sadly, owing to discriminatory restrictions they didn't get the recognition they deserved. As a result the sport is not as diverse as it could be.

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