Sunday, October 18, 2009

Clearview Golf Club

I've never been to Clearview Golf Club.

This course located in Canton, OH is the only course designed, built, owned and operated by an African American. Growing up loving the game of golf, Bill Powell couldn't wait to be able to play. After returning home from serving in WWII however, Powell learned the discrimination on the links. He was not allowed to play. So working nights as a security guard, Powell spent his days designing and making the Clearview Golf Club where anyone was allowed to play. It has since become an historic landmark and is still functioning today for anyone to play on.

That I'd like to see.

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