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Book on William Powell, Clearview award finalist

By John Strege The book, "Twice As Good: The Story of William Powell and Clearview," by Richard Michelson has been selected one of four finalists in the Harlem Book Festival's Phillis Wheatley Awards for...
Monday, 7/22/2013 at 11:01AM
Gear & Equipment

'Twice as Good': Bill Powell's story comes to a children's book

William (Bill) Powell's story is an inspiring one, to be sure: The grandson of slaves who was raised in Minerva, Ohio, and found it difficult to pursue his love of golf because of discrimination....
Thursday, 4/12/2012 at 11:07AM
News & Tours

Clearview prepares case against proposed coal mine

The anxiety over a proposed coal mine next to Clearview Golf Course continues for head professional Renee Powell and supporters of the East Canton, Ohio, course. Clearview, listed on the National Register of Historic Places...
Friday, 2/12/2010 at 5:19PM
Golf Tours & News

Shouldering The Clearview Challenge

William Powell's Clearview GC faces a new challenge.
January 25, 2010
News & Tours

Franco Harris: 'Mr. Powell was a game-changer'

More than 200 people came to pay tribute to William Powell at Minerva United Methodist Church in Minerva, Ohio, on Wednesday morning, among them Pittsburgh Steelers' great Franco Harris. "Mr. Powell was a game-changer,'' Harris...
Wednesday, 1/6/2010 at 6:52PM
News & Tours

Clearview Golf Club: A legacy without a future?

Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio, is a national treasure (literally: it's on the National Register of Historic Places), as was its founder, William Powell, the first African-American to design, own and operate a...
Thursday, 12/31/2009 at 8:43PM
News & Tours

'God wanted people to know the mark that he left on this nation'

William Powell was a golfer of not inconsiderable skills that generally were worthless at the time for no other reason than this: He was an African-American. When Powell returned from honorable service in the European...
Thursday, 12/31/2009 at 8:22PM
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News & Tours

William Powell: 1916-2009

William Powell, who was the first African-American to design, own and operate a golf course in the United States, died Thursday afternoon in a Canton, Ohio, hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 93. ADD:...
Thursday, 12/31/2009 at 8:04PM
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