Last month, members of the South Florida Original Tee division held their 2020 Original Tee Golf Classic at Old Palm Golf Club's very own Raymond Floyd-designed championship course. Hosted by Old Palm member, Mr. Lamell McMorris, this group of passionate golfers were not just playing for fun—but also to raise awareness for their admirable organization, Original Tee.
About Original Tee
Original Tee was founded by Mr. Wendell J. Haskins in 1999 to pay homage to African American pioneers in the sport of golf. Haskins was the infamous driving force behind Charlie Sifford, the first African American professional golfer to play on the PGA Tour, receiving the presidential medal of freedom before his death in 2015.
The name "Original Tee" was inspired by Dr. George F. Grant, the African American inventor of the golf tee in 1899. This foundation strives to…