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Miami golf a focal point of desegregation

Updated: February 29, 2012, 8:46 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

In 1949, Garth Reeves would slip away on Mondays from his job as a business manager at the Miami Times for a round of golf at the Miami Springs Golf Course. If it rained or work kept him away, he would have to wait until the next Monday or the Monday after that.

Back then, it was always Monday for black golfers in Miami. That was the day set aside by the city for blacks, when maintenance was being done on the course and people had to go to work. Even now Monday is considered perhaps the ...

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