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By M. Mikell Johnson

The African American girl Golfer: Her Legacy supplies a quick old review of African American ladies in golfing and examines the game to discover all African American ladies who've been serious about golfing during the last seventy five years. M. Mikell Johnson indicates how those women-who have been doubtless a long way faraway from the white, male, privileged global of the rustic club-broke either colour and gender boundaries to turn into golfers. This publication lines the heritage of ways African American ladies received interested by golfing. identify VI and name IX alleviated many of the racial and fiscal burdens for a few younger ladies in highschool and faculty athletics, letting them perform all activities despite race, creed, or gender. Women's golf equipment additionally supplied a solid origin for woman athletes in male-dominated activities. The incorrect information, social apathy, monetary encumbrances, and, ultimately, the function of the media in either selling and combating black women's possibilities in golfing are discussed.

The African American girl Golfer: Her Legacy identifies over three hundred girls and their lives in golfing. the writer additionally profiles sought after golfers akin to Althea Gibson, who crossed the LPGA colour line; Helen Webb Harris, who created the 1st membership for black ladies golfers; and Ann Gregory, who broke the USGA whites simply clause in women's golf.

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