In 1975, Elder played at the Masters, becoming the first Black player to play at round at the famed tournament and course located in Augusta, Georgia.

Of the few iconic African-American professional golfers, Lee Elder arguably remains the one who left the most indelible mark on the sport. SEE ALSO: Gumbel: I Was Embarrassed by Today ‘Co-Host’ Palin Thirty-seven years ago today Elder became the first black golfer ever to play in the Masters. He broke down racial barriers and paved […]