Golf has been one of the fastest growing sports internationally for the past twenty years. It is a high profile sport in the developed world, with plenty of media attention, glamour, prominent athletes, sponsors, and money. Players include amateurs and professionals who range across all age groups and demographics. It is fascinating to look at the participation of the LGBTQ community in this sport because there are several contradictions.
Last weekend I went to the Dinah, as we lesbians call it. For those of you who don't know, the Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs is the biggest lesbian party of the year -- our spring break, if you will. I'd been to the Dinah a bunch, but always for the golf and never for the parties cough , loser, cough. Well, this year I'm single, so I thought, "What the hell? Here are my highlights, in no particular order:. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
As she traverses the world playing golf, she documents her journey during the season — a pivotal coming-of-age year for her — with colorful anecdotes. In the first practice round with a new caddie, Andy, at the British Open, he wondered if she was physically okay because she was hitting the ball so awfully. Well, that definitely caught me off-guard. Moving on! Aside from the tits, Tanqueray and tonic, Christina tells a story of personal growth filled with made-for-TV- Rudy -esque moments to the tough realities of not just being a professional golfer but a year-old woman.