Lee Elder, first Black man to play in Masters, dies aged 87

Last Updated: 29/11/21 3:15pm

Lee Elder, the first Black man to play at the Masters Tournament, has passed away at the age of 87.

In 1975, Elder made history as the first African American to compete at The Masters and was an honorary starter in April this year at Augusta National.

Elder, at the age of 86, was one of three ex-players given the honour for the 85th Masters alongside Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.

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