Members of the Ladies Professional Golf Association on Tuesday voted to scrap the "female at birth" qualification for golfers to play on the tour. The decision follows a lawsuit filed by trans golfer Lana Lawless, who had been barred from the LPGA and other women's golf events including the Long Drivers of America championship, which she had previously won.
This brings the LPGA in line with many other sports groups like the Olympics and Ladies European Tour. Previously Lawless said she could have wrestled in the Olympics but not golf in a tournament in her own state. Now she can.