Black Golfer at the Masters
In 1975, Lee Elder became the first African-American to play the prestigious tournament in Georgia.
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. In 2013, Lee Elder spoke about the tournament to Simon Watts.
(Photo: Lee Elder playing golf later in life. Credit: Getty Images)