Sifford, Charlie

Hometown:

USA

Charlotte,
North Carolina

Year Inducted:

2004

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

Jun 02, 1922 -
Feb 03, 2015

Charlie Sifford

Professional Majors: 1

  • PGA Seniors’ Championship: 1975

PGA TOUR Wins: 2

  • 1967: Greater Hartford Open
  • 1969: Los Angeles Open

Champions Tour Wins: 1

  • 1980: Suntree Classic

Additional Wins: 17

  • 1952: UGA National Negro Open
  • 1953: UGA National Negro Open
  • 1954: UGA National Negro Open
  • 1955: UGA National Negro Open
  • 1956: UGA National Negro Open, Rhode Island Open
  • 1957: Long Beach Open
  • 1960: UGA National Negro Open, Almaden Open
  • 1963: Puerto Rico Open
  • 1971: Sea Pines
  • 1988 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Legendary Division
  • 1989 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Legendary Division
  • 1991 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Legendary Division
  • 1998 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Demaret Division
  • 1999 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Demaret Division
  • 2000 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Demaret Division

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Broke golf’s color barrier
  • Old Tom Morris Award: 2007

Academic Honors

  • Honorary Degree, University of St Andrews, Doctor of Law, 2006