Renee Powell honored by WGHOF

On March 9, 2022, former LPGA player Renee Powell was the first person to be honored with the World Golf Hall of Fame’s inaugural Charlie Sifford Award, sponsored by the Southern Company. Powell, a GHS member, was honored for her spirit in advancing diversity in golf. Click here to see the announcement of the honor, made on Nov. 17, 2021. The ceremony was held during the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 induction ceremony during the PGA Player’s Championship week.

A TV image shows Renee Powell accepting the Charlie Sifford Award during the ceremony in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., on March 9.