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The First Generation of Black Golf: The Caddy
May 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
Exhibition Dates: April 9th – May 31st
The First Generation of Black Golf: The Caddy.
The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is pleased to present a new Epochs of Courage African American Golf Exhibition, “The First Generation of Black Golf: The Caddy.”
The exhibition will be open April through May 2019 and features amazing photos, memorabilia, and historic documentation about the impact and contributions Black Caddies have made to the game of golf since the 1800s.Epochs of Courage Black Golf Exhibitions provides the opportunity to immerse one’s self into a cultural side of golf that has yet to receive the recognition nor accolades that is so well deserved. “Black Caddies are the First Generation of Black Golf. That is where this rich history began”, says Epochs of Courage Exhibition Founder/Owner Ramona Harriet. This year Epochs of Courage celebrates its 20th anniversary. Since 1999, Ramona Harriet has traveled throughout the United States exhibiting and teaching about African American golf history. Ramona Harriet is the author of A Missing Link In History: The Journey of African Americans in Golf and African American Golf History Brain-Aerobics. For more about Epochs of Courage visit: AfricanAmericanGolfHistory.com
A luncheon lecture on May 8th from 11:30 until 1pm at the Laney Museum will feature a panel of professional black caddies, including Jariah Beard and Jim Dent, who will discuss their journey in the sport of golf.
For more information about the exhibition, to schedule a tour, or to RSVP for the May luncheon please call 706-724-3576. Visit the Facebook Event Page HERE!