“From the project’s inception our one goal was to make the Rules easier to understand and apply for all golfers” said Thomas Pagel senior managing director of Governance for the USGA.
Some have even taken their lives because of it. As long as those things are still happening I will continue to do my best to bring more awareness to this issue and to fight for equality.
“It sets a new standard in the way we write and interpret the Rules and is central to our efforts to ensure a healthy future for golf. We look forward to continuing that process in the years to come.”
For those interested in the full set of Rules those have also been updated and are available online. The first-ever Augusta National Women’s Amateur is officially set for April of 2019. If you want a chance to see the historic event in person Augusta is offering tickets to the public.
“Now I’m standing up for myself and the rest of the LGBTQ community in hopes of being an inspiration and making a difference in someone’s life. Although it’s a lot more accepted in our society today we still see children teens and adults being ridiculed and discriminated against for being the way we are.