At the BMW Championships, he wore one black and one white. He also wrote the names of Taylor and Blake on his shoes.
Taylor said this week, “I remember walking the range, and I had Briona Taylor and Jacob Blake wearing my shoes, and three different people asked me, ‘Who are they? “This proves the point that makes me do so.”
So far, no golfer has followed his lead.
“Not a lot of people are willing to talk about it, so you’ll never hear it,” Champ said. “It’s being pushed back as always.”
Everyone in Augusta National says they are in favor of equal voting rights, but Champ was the only one to express his opposition to Georgia’s law, which Imposes new restrictions In terms of absentee and early voting, it grants sweeping new powers to the Republican-controlled state election board to take over local elections, and limits food and water distribution to voters standing in long lines.
“As you can tell, it’s really targeting certain black communities and making it difficult to vote, which is everyone’s right to vote,” Champ said. “For me to see that, it’s just terrible.”