Laura Diaz Is Teeing Up Change Within Women’s Golf

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Sports Illustrated

By Danielle Bryant The LPGA’s senior director of foundation operations and DEI is addressing barriers around golf so there is access for all women to play. Sports Illustratedand Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the diverse journeys of Black women across sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. Laura Diaz took her first golf lesson on her 10th birthday and instantly fell in love with the game. ”I remember my brother and I used to tell my dad to take us to the place with the s…

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