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George Roddy      Iowa 

George Roddy attended Keokuk High School and lived in Keokuk, Iowa. He was a two time All-University of Iowa champion in 1929 and 1930. He received the Rudolph A. Kuever Cup and the Howard L. Beye Traveling Trophy for his 2-and-1 victory over Marc Stewart in the championship match. Roddy was team captain in 1930 and 1931, and was the No. 1 man in those seasons. He finished his career with an undefeated individual match record and set the Finkbine course record of 72 in 1930. Roddy was a member of State Championship and State Collegiate Championship Teams in 1931. He was also the first African-American to play golf for Iowa. He never got a chance to play in a Big Ten Championship because of the color of his skin. Those championships were traditionally held at exclusive clubs that closed their doors to blacks.

After Iowa, he went to Des Moines and won the inaugural Midwestern Negro Golf Tournament at Grandview. He also won the National Minority Amateur in 1930 and 1937. His first job out of college was at Arkansas State, where he worked as golf coach and instructor from 1931-33, then coached at North Carolina A&T, where he was the golf coach until 1948.. He won the Indianapolis City title in 1963 and 1967. His second title came at 57 years of age.

He was the first Black Hawkeye golfer and the first Black athlete inducted to the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame. He was part of the 2022 UI Hall of Fame.

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