(Debbie Walker, Ed Wanambwa and Donna Williams)
“We like the fact that we get meet people from all over the world and it’s nice to sit and talk with people from other cultures” said
As they sat with me and chatted about the nuances of The Masters I quickly realized that Debbie and Donna were truly Masters Veterans and loyal patrons of the Masters. They commented about the how cheap the food was how the prices have on gone up about 2 cents in the past 20 years. The fact the you can buy a drink and a sandwich for $3.00 make the
“I have seen the place change of the past 20 years and I remember when you could just walk up to the gate the day of the tournament and buy a ticket. But now it’s just not like that anymore” said Williams. Debbie added “because we were born and raised here in
I asked Debbie and Donna what their single most memorable moment at the Masters in the past 20 years and almost in unison the said Tiger Woods win in 1997. “We felt so proud that Sunday when Tiger won. We felt he won The Masters for all the African American people that came before him. We were so proud and we feel blessed to have been able to be here to witness it” said Williams.
I can truthfully say meet this wonderful and engaging ladies will be a lasting Masters memory for me.
Senior Editor African American Golfers Digest