Tiger Woods names Aaron Beverly as recipient of Charlie Sifford exemption to play PGA Tour event

老虎伍兹 has named Aaron Beverly as the recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption which will grant him entry to the 2022 老虎伍兹已将亚伦·贝弗利指定为查理·西福德纪念豁免的获得者,这将允许他进入.

The Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption is awarded annually and representsthe advancement of diversity in the game of golf.
Woods is the host of the Genesis Invitational, where Beverly will be entered into the 120-player field for his PGA Tour 登场.
    Receiving the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption and having the opportunity to play in The Genesis Invitational is a true honor and the opportunity of a lifetime,” 富康 说过.
      This is the moment all my hard work and dedication has been preparing me for and I look forward to competing at Riviera.
        Beverly has most recently competed on the Advocates Professional Golf Association (APGA) Tour and in November, won the APGA Tour’s Fall Series finale at Wilshire Country Club. He was one of only three players to break par during the two-round fall series.
        In what was his first year on the APGA Tour, it was a stop-start season, after a bout with Covid-19 caused him to lose approximately 17 磅.
          Beverly’s appearance at the Riviera Country Club in California between February 17-20 will be his first at a PGA Tour event.
          I am beyond excited to announce that I will be playing in my first PGA Tour event,” said Beverly in an Instagram post.
          This is something my dad and I would talk about every single day,” added the 27-year-old Beverly in his post. “I know he’ll be watching over me with the biggest smile on his face.

          ‘Hey I won a tournament

          Beverly graduated from Sacramento State University in 2017, 根据 university’s athletics website.
          Just before his Sophomore season was about to start, Beverly discovered both his parents had cancer, according to the State Hornet.
          It was difficult for him,” Beverly’s mother Kim told the State Hornet. “He was supportive of both of us and he stepped back and took a break.
          I think it helped him to realize that life is precious and that you have to follow your dreams because you don’t know what is going to happen.
          Beverly’s father Ron died in September 2019.
          “我认为, 给我, the bigger kind of emotional response was not being able to call my dad and just tell him that, ‘Hey I won a tournament,'” Beverly told the Haggin Oaks website after his success at the APGA Tour’s Fall Series finale.
          Woods plays a shot on the second hole during the final round of the PNC Championship.

          I’m looking forward to welcoming Aaron Beverly to The Genesis Invitational as the 2022 Sifford Exemption,” 树木 说过.
          “像我这样的, Aaron learned the game from his dad. I know Charlie Sifford would be proud of Aaron as he makes his PGA Tour debut at Riviera next month.
            The exemption has been handed out yearly to agolfer representing a minority backgroundto grant them access to the Genesis Invitational.
            It was renamed to honor Charlie Sifford, the first Black professional golfer, 在 2017.