UPDATE: Here’s a recording of the webinar, which you can watch:
This Tuesday, March 26, the National High School Golf Association hosts a webinar discussing best practices for building environments in the sport that are welcoming to and inclusive of LGBTQ athletes and coaches.
The webinar will focus on junior golf, and it will feature the perspectives of five different LGBTQ people in golf: Golf pros Tadd Fujikawa, Maya Reddy, Mel Reid and Greg Fitzgerald, as well as NHSGA manager and longtime golfer Chris Noble.
“We hope people will join us and come with questions, no topics are off limit,” Noble said. “Together, we will address problems within the game and open up the conversation on how we all can create a culture that is inclusive and helps shape and grow the next generation of golf.”
The organization hopes to attract coaches, athletes and administrators across high school and junior golf to engage in a conversation about shifting the environment of a sport often viewed as unwelcoming for LGBTQ people. Noble wrote about that environment in a personal essay for Outsports earlier this month.
The webinar will be held Tuesday, March 26, at 8pm. You can receive the dial-in details to join the webinar by clicking here and leaving your name and email address. There is also a Facebook page for the webinar. A recording of the webinar will be available after that date. You can also reach out to webinar organizer Chris Noble at Christophernoble1@outlook.com.