History Made As African-American Joseph Bramlett Earns PGA Tour Card

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San Francisco — JOSEPH Bramlett has become the first African American to successfully advance through the final stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying School in 25 years.

The 22-year-old from California is also the first African American to join Tiger Woods on the main American circuit during the Woods era.

Bramlett shot a closing four-under-par 68 at Orange County National to finish at 11-under for six rounds, tying for 16th in the battle for 25 coveted spots on next season’s PGA Tour.

“This has been my dream since I was a little kid,” said Bramlett, who grew up outside San Jose in a multi-racial family.

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