African American Celebrity Golfers

Golf isn’t reserved for the likes of Tiger Woods. As the sports popularity continues to grow within the African American community, we look back at a few other African American celebrities who have been hitting the green for years.

Draped in purple from hat to jacket to even his club, Samuel L. Jackson plays at the 2001 Scottish Dunhill Links Golf Championship.

The incomparable Sidney Poitier goes swinging at the 6th Annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Golf Tournament at Marriott’s Desert Springs Resort in Palm Springs, California, Feb. 8, 1994.

Michael Jordan checks his putt at the Butler National Golf Course in July 1989, while Ronald McDonald scares the competition away.

I Am (a golf) Legend, Will Smith travels to Honolulu, Hawaii, for the Pro-Am Sony Open in 2005.