Tiretown swings into 63rd year

Tiretown Golf Club

After 63 years, Tiretown Golf Club shows no sign of slowing down.

It’s mission is simple: keep the game growing.

A group of black golfers formed the organization in 1950, when blacks were denied access to most private and public golf courses. Only city-owned Good Park in Akron was open — by statute — to all races.

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This article appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal on 11 July 2013.

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