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Winner Of High School Golf Tournament Denied Trophy, Because She's A Girl

Emily Nash was allowed to compete in a Massachusetts boys golf tournament, as part of her team. But she couldn't win individual prizes — despite a four-stroke victory over the next-best player.
Emily Nash, shown on Aug. 8 after winning the WGAM Junior Amateur Championship. This month, in an unrelated high school tournament, Nash was denied a trophy despite her winning score. Source: Courtesy of the Massachusetts Golf Association

Emily Nash was allowed to play. She just wasn't allowed to win.

Nash, a junior at Lunenburg High School in Lunenburg, Mass., had the lowest score in the Central Mass Division 3 Boys' Golf Tournament. But the first-place trophy was

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