Pro golf legend Charles Sifford has died.
Sifford broke racial barriers by playing a role in getting the
to overturn its "caucasians only" clause in 1961.
After that, Sifford became the first African-American to receive a PGA Tour card.
In 2001, Sifford became the first black golfer to be inducted into the
He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom back in November. Only two other golfers, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, have earned the highest civilian honor.
Sifford suffered a stroke and has been hospitalized since January 26.
Charles Sifford was 92-years-old.