Source: Phil Shiver
A transgender golfer who competed in college on a men’s team recently won a women’s mini-tour event and now hopes to compete in the Ladies Professional Golf Association. POLL: What scares you the most?
Hailey Davidson, who underwent sex reassignment surgery in January, shot 2 under par over two rounds last week in the National Women’s Golf Association match at Providence Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, edging LPGA player Perrine Delacour by one stroke win the event.
That very same day the United States Golf Association revealed that Davidson met its gender policy eligibility criteria and would be able to compete in the organization’s events, GolfWeek reported.
According to the news outlet, the 28-year-old golfer hopes to hear similar news from the LPGA soon.