29 Apr '14, 10pm

This week is 50th anniversary of Pete Brown's landmark victory @PGATOUR. Here's my story on it.

This week is 50th anniversary of Pete Brown's landmark victory @PGATOUR. Here's my story on it.

Pete Brown is 79 now, and not doing well these days. He and Margaret live in Evans, Ga., in a house owned by Jim Dent, one of the African-American golf stars who followed the path blazed by Brown and Sifford and others. A recent story in Sports Illustrated detailed how the Browns landed in Georgia. For many years, Pete and Margaret lived in Los Angeles but lost their home to a fire in 1979. Their next stop was Dayton, Ohio, where Pete had worked as a club pro. But family tragedies -- two daughters died of cancer -- and Pete's medical hardships proved challenging. Both his heart and his body were broken. He needed help. When Dent learned what was happening with Pete and Margaret, he invited them to move to Georgia. The SI story noted that the moving costs came to $6,000. Tiger Woods, now aware of the story too, sent a check to help defray the costs. Dent was glad to help. "...

Full article: http://www.pgatour.com/news/2014/04/29/pete-brown-first-w...

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