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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2005 with 59 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 2, the 307th day of 2004 with 59 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2003 with 59 to follow.
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Analysis: Decline of the black caddie

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Few images make modern Americans more uncomfortable than that of a white golfer strolling down a fairway with his black caddie trudging behind him. But most of the black caddies are gone, and their decline has has crippled black advancement in tournament
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Analysis: Decline of the black golf pro

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- The controversy over the male-only membership policy of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of this week's Masters Tournament, is often seen as a replay of the disputes over the racial integration of golf. Yet, after civil rights triumphs, the history of
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2002 with 59 to follow.

Senior PGA Championship starts Thursday

AKRON, Ohio, June 5 (UPI) -- Jack Nicklaus returns to the site of one of his record 18 PGA Tour major titles this week to compete in the Senior PGA Championship, which gets under way Thursd

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Today is Friday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2001 with 59 to follow.
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Lee Elder
SLP20020921010- ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Former heavey-weight champion boxer Evander Holyfield (L) and golfer Lee Elder have a laugh while waiting backstage at a fund-raiser for Missouri Governor Bob Holden in St. Louis on Sept. 21, 2002. rlw/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Robert Lee Elder (born July 14, 1934) is an American golfer. He is best remembered for becoming the first African-American to play in the Masters Tournament in 1975.

One of ten children, Elder was born in Dallas, Texas, to Charles and Almeta Elder. He was nine years old when his father was killed in Germany during World War II, and his mother died three months later. At the age of 12, Elder found himself moving from one ghetto to another before being sent to Los Angeles, California to live with his aunt. Elder frequently cut classes to work as a caddy, and after two years at Manual Arts High School he dropped out.

Elder met his future wife, Rose Harper, at a golf tournament in Washington, D.C. The two proceeded to get married in 1966. After getting married, Rose gave up her golfing career to become his manager.

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