Rich Pulvino
Rich Pulvino

Whoa, this is a tough one. In the words of Ned Flanders, "This is a dilly of a pickle."

My personal opinion is for the LPGA to change with the times and allow transgender golfers (same goes for the PGA). The new rule could be based on hormone levels instead of the sex at birth. The question is, will allowing this woman into the league make it less competitive?

Why not give her a trial period of several tournaments to prove that her being in the league doesn't ruin the integrity of the league?

Great post, Mike. I didn't hear about this until you posted it. Now I'll be sure to follow the story and see how it develops.


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