Trans Golfer Bobbi Lancaster: 'I Shouldn't Compete Against Women My Age'

Out Sports
March 13, 2013

Transgender golfer Bobbi Lancaster is aiming to compete on the LPGA Tour. But in an article this weekend in the Arizona Republic, the 62-year-old former collegiate golfer says she should not be allowed to compete against women her own age. The age issue is an interesting element to the trans-athlete discussion. All of the debate around trans athletes has focused on people from the tween years to mid-40s. But what are the repercussions of someone who transitions in her late 50s or early 60s? Who does not experience menopause? Is the issue different?