Hailey Davidson, a transgender golfer, will be the first organic male to play within the LPGA.
Davidson gained the NXXT Girls’s Professional Tour in Florida this previous Wednesday.
Watch Davidson in motion:
NEW: Transgender golfer wins the NXXT Girls’s Traditional in Florida, rising his possibilities to maneuver onto the LPGA Qualifier.
RIP girls’s sports activities.
Hailey Davidson performed golf on a males’s crew in school however now competes with girls.
If Davidson ends the season as a prime 5 participant,… pic.twitter.com/WHl0nKwnvg
— Collin Rugg (@CollinRugg) January 20, 2024
Transgender golfer Hailey Davidson is trying to change into the primary transgender lady to earn an LPGA Tour card, and he or she improved her possibilities this week.
Collaborating within the NXXT Girls’s Professional Tour based in Florida, Davidson gained the tour’s Girls’s Traditional Wednesday.
Davidson, in response to a since-deleted publish on X (via Reduxx), was three strokes again with 4 holes to go however accomplished the comeback after two playoff holes in opposition to Lauren Miller.
“The LPGA Tour eliminated its “female at birth” requirement in 2010. Davidson started hormone remedy therapies in 2015 and underwent gender reassignment surgical procedure in 2021, Golfweek reported in Could 2021. In keeping with the outlet, Davidson final competed as a male at U.S. Open native qualifying in 2015 at Admiral’s Cove in Jupiter, Florida.” In keeping with Fox Sports.
There was a variety of push again from girls’s sports activities advocates on the unfair benefit that organic males have after they transition after which be a part of girls’s sports activities.
TGP reported in August of 2023 that some transgender supporters have responded with aggression to advocates like Riley Gaines who’ve labored tirelessly to guard girls and ladies from transgender participation in sports activities.
Riley Gaines weighed in after Hailey Davidson took a podium spot away from one other lady.
A person stands atop the rostrum whereas the ladies smile and applaud
The last word patriarchy that the “feminists” totally embrace https://t.co/6m3trTDKPa
— Riley Gaines (@Riley_Gaines_) January 20, 2024
Golf is the most recent sport to be infiltrated by transgender individuals. Girls’s swim groups have additionally been focused by the novel left.
TGP reported in July of 2022 that Lia Thomas, a transgender (bio male) swimmer, was nominated “lady of the 12 months” by UPenn for the NCAA.
This was an unthinkable situation 10 to fifteen years in the past.