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

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Out Sports
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March 13, 2013
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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?