African Americans and the PGA
THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN 2019 on HEAVY.COM
Harold Varner III is in an excellent position for a big payday this weekend. He sits at 5-under par and second place entering the final day at the 2019 PGA Championship. While seven strokes behind tee partner Brooks Koepka, he could be earning just under $1.12 million with a sole runner-up finish.
Varner is also in the position as one of the very few African American golfers currently playing on the PGA Tour. Along with Tiger Woods, who is bi-racial, winning the Masters in April, minority golfers are becoming more visible in major events. Read the full storyGO TO HEAVY