Family of late black golf great Charlie Sifford accused of $1 million theft

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By Mark Gillispie, Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him.

Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer to earn full-time playing privileges on the PGA Tour, paving the way for minorities to compete at the sport’s highest level. Craig and Sandra Sifford stole the money from him over a four-year period starting in 2010 and spent it on …read more

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