A Black Man Invented the Golf Tee, and Black Golfers Are Being Encouraged to Tee Off at 8 African-American Owned Courses

April 16, 2014   // 0 Comments

by Frederick H. Lowe    -theNorthStarNews Dr. George Franklin Grant, an African-American Harvard University-educated dentist received the first patent for the golf tee. And now that it's Spring, African American Golfer's Digest is encouraging black golfers to honor golf's black heritage by teeing off at eight African-American owned golf courses. The initiative is called "Playing the African Am...

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