Transgender disc golfer wins women's tournament in Virginia after removal from California event


Natalie Ryan, a transgender female disc golfer, picked up a women's tournament victory in Virginia after she was barred from a Disc Golf Pro Tour event earlier this month.

Ryan finished in first place at the Lake Marshall Open in Montross, Virginia, over the weekend. She defeated five other women and picked up a $356 payout, according to Disc Golf Scene. Ryan finished with a 197 for the three-round tournament. Second-place finishers Debbie Yoo and Kaitlyn Clay scored a 221.

Ryan’s victory came amid the legal drama that prohibited her from continuing in the OTB Open on the Disc Golf Pro Tour, which took place in California. Initially, Ryan was granted a temporary restraining order to play in the tournament as she sued the Professional Disc Golf Association over its transgender participation policy.... (Read more)

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