BBC Sport - Women's US Open 2017: Renee Powell on racial discrimination and death threats
Women's golf pioneer who faced death threats
- From the section Golf
Renee Powell, the second African American professional to join the LPGA, discusses the death threats she received as a player in the 1960s and 70s.
Powell, 71, is now the club professional at Clearview Golf Club in Ohio, a club her father Bill designed and owned.
Watch more in the documentary 'Driving Change - Golf's Battle for Equality' on the BBC News Channel on Saturday, 15 July and Sunday, 16 July.