The African American Woman Golfer
All of the good and positive scores, in golf, are in terms of birds -- Double Eagle, Eagle, and Birdie. The Double Eagle is the rarest score to obtain in golf. This is the term to express the presence of the rare African American Woman Golfer. As a rarity among the rare, she is the most unknown and silent athlete in the arena of this sport. The African American woman is really an omission in the annals of the history of golf in America. The African American Woman Golfer: Her Legacy is HERSTORY.
Heroines of African American Golf, continues to tell the story. The book includes the personal narratives of several athletes who have been identified as the "firsts" in their golf accomplishments. A few women, collegians and youngsters are willing to share their stories. Several women champions from the United Golfers Association are also included to provide a historical perspective for HEROINES because they were truly legendary "firsts".
The African American Woman Golfer:
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Heroines of African American Golf
A heroine is a daring person, good, adventurous, famous, ideal, legendary, victorious, and courageous, a role model and a goddess. The African American golfer personifies all of these traits and more. She is the woman of no equal in the days of modern sports.
African American women today are stronger, healthier, more educated, well traveled and living longer than ever before. Their organizations have brought the sport of golf to their communities, encouraging women to become more active in the sport at all levels.