Black Golfer at the US Masters

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In 1975, Lee Elder braved death threats to become the first African-American golfer to play at the prestigious US Masters in Augusta.

It was one of the last colour barriers in US sport and made him a hero to many black sportsmen - including Tiger Woods.

Lee Elder recalls the tournament for Witness.

PHOTO: Lee Elder playing golf later in life (Getty Images)

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Thu 11 Apr 2013 07:50 GMT

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