On the 'A' w/Souleo: Beverly Johnson Spills the 'Tee' on Golf and Writing Her Memoir

July 31, 2014 5:44 PM

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On the 'A' w/Souleo: Beverly Johnson Spills the 'Tee' on Golf and Writing Her Memoir

Beverly Johnson is busy these days from celebrating the 40th anniversary of becoming the first African-American woman on the cover of Vogue, to overseeing the Beverly Johnson Hair Collection, to completing a memoir. But this past Sunday she made time for one of her favorite hobbies: golf. In Hamburg, New Jersey, Johnson celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Original Tee Golf Classic (OTGC), a popular celebrity amateur golf tournament founded by Wendell J. Haskins, where she was also honored with the True Original Golf Award.

"Golf really was influential in my career," she said. "It is a game of mistakes and what you do with failures."

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