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Updated: November 15, 2004, 11:52 AM ET
By Ron Sirak | Golf World

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to play regularly on the PGA Tour, is now the first African-American in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Surely, his induction this week at St. Augustine, Fla., tells us how far we have come from the days when pigmentation meant closed doors in golf as it did in other areas of our society. But Sifford's induction is also a reminder of how far we still have to go.

The fact that two of the top three male golfers in ...

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