The PGA Tour’s Jacques Slade explores the impact Lewis Chitengwa made during his short, yet extraordinary, life during his time in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he was a two-time All-American at the University of Virginia.
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A native of Zimbabwe, Chitengwa became the first black golfer to win the South African Amateur Championship in 1993, breaking barriers all while playing the game he loved.
Chitengwa first gained acclaim in December 1992, when he defeated Tiger Woods by three strokes to win the Orange Bowl Junior Championship in Coral Gables, Florida.