1896 Golf Honors Ann Gregory Among Lady Pioneers

1896 Golf featured Ann Gregory among its recognition of lady pioneers, honoring Gregory and Althea Gibson for their pioneering achievements in sports and culture.

In a long feature, 1896 offers details about Ann's early life and her foray into golf during husband Percy's U.S. Navy deployment. The legacy that Ann left goes beyond the greens, of course. Her steadfast sense of fairness and justice accompanied her prodigious skill, breaking down barriers for fellow black golfers and for women at a time when opportunities for both were limited.

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