this is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender sportspeople. Womens tour may decide not to play in a tournament next month in hawaii sponsored by south korean conglomerate lotte group, a sign that fallout from a diplomatic row. I dont believe that at all, brandt snedeker said when host david feherty remarked the tour doesnt have any gay players. I dont think a gay golfer is going to be that big of a deal. This may, in part, explain the complete absence of a gay professional golfer. In contrast, many of the lesbian players rank highly in the top 10 money-earners list. The golf world has reached out to the lgbtq community to engage its participation in an effort at diversity, inclusion, and to maintain the spectacular growth in the sport itself. Roger hockenberry describes what its like to be a gay golfer at an exclusive country club. In fact, recently, kerr talked about the need to address the pay gap between male and female golfers after the u. Womens national team achieved back-to-back world cup victories. During an interview with yfi pm, kerr remarked, the lpga may not be exactly the same product as the pga tour from a tv perspective, from the money perspective. Golf is widely known as a game of the riches, but these days, many sports fans over the globe started to appreciate this game. It may be due to the popularity of golfers like tiger woods, or maybe due to the glamour of that game. Photo by donald mirallegetty images professional golfer alena sharp has publicly acknowledged for the first time that she is gay, a s reported by score. Tee party the lpga wont admit it but the lesbian bars and clubs in palm springs tell the real story. Veronica lee found that the thousands of women who turn up for the dinah shore classic arent.