Let's just say I'm not surprised by this move. It's not enough, and from what this article says (fines instead of suspensions) they're still not in compliance, but this is a step in the right direction.
LPGA backs down on English-only rule
(AP) — The LPGA Tour's "mea culpa" didn't need much translation.
Facing anger from lawmakers and bewilderment from sponsors, the LPGA Tour backed off plans to suspend players who cannot speak English well enough to be understood at pro-ams, in interviews or in making acceptance speeches at tournaments in the United States.
LPGA Tour commissioner Carolyn Bivens said she would have a revised plan by the end of the year that would not include suspensions, although fining non-English speakers remains an option.
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My opinion - this is a first step to dropping the whole idea. There is no way this is ever going to fly. If they try to implement any kind of discipline for speaking languages other than English they will get hammered by state and federal anti-discrimination agencies.