Stephen Curry is known for his threes. At Howard University, he's all about "fores."

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[August 20, 2019]    Stephen Curry is known for his threes. At Howard University, he's all about "fores."

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) speaks to the media after game six of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit:Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA superstar will announce a seven-figure donation Monday to establish the first Division I men's and women's golf teams in the 152-year history of the historically black college, The Washington Post reported.

"No matter where you come from or what socioeconomic background you had, we all were that kid once upon a time that was just excited about finding out who they were as a person through athletics," the Golden State Warriors guard told the newspaper.

The three-time NBA champion will make the announcement at Langston Golf Course in Washington, D.C.

Howard athletic director Kery Davis said Curry's donation "was sort of a jolt for us." The school has not offered the sport since a Division II golf team folded in the 1970s.

"Golf has always been a game of privilege," Davis said. "An association with the sport can break down barriers."

Davis told the Post that it will take about a year to hire coaches, recruit student-athletes and find a course to practice and play on.

--Field Level Media

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