The Turn: Charlie Sifford & His Signature Cigars

Prior to being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama, golf pioneer Charlie Sifford sat down with Lou Holder of The Turn. Sifford, a cigar aficionado, talked about his favorite type, as well as the reasoning behind holding one in his mouth while on the course.

“I’d put it in my mouth to keep my teeth from touching, and you won’t be nervous,” Sifford said. “And I just picked up the cigar … most of the time it wasn’t lit,” he joked.

For the full interview with Sifford, tune in to The Turn on Tuesday — DIRECTV channel 262. 

Back9Network’s flagship hour of golf, pop culture, debate, and entertainment will be delivered on The Turn. Co-hosted by veteran golf writer Shane Bacon, former E! Network Host Erica Bachelor, and Emmy Award-winning sports personality Lou Holder, “The Turn” will tackle the industry’s biggest topics by blending news, analysis and user-generated content with behind-the-scenes perspectives from the game’s most colorful icons and personalities. Shane, Erica, Lou, user-generated content, and social media interaction will guide the conversation.


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