President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to golfer Charles Sifford during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to golfer Charles Sifford during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C. TNS
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to golfer Charles Sifford during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C. TNS

First African-American to play professional golf, others honored with Medal of Freedom

November 24, 2014 6:08 PM