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SEOUL, March 30 (Reuters) - Chinese golfers on the U.S. women's 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 between Beijing and Seoul over a missile defence system is increasingly spilling into the sports world.
March 30 (Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson is playing the "best golf in the world" and will start as the favourite to win the Masters next month, Jordan Spieth has said ahead of Thursday's Houston Open.
RANCHO MIRAGE, California, March 29 (Reuters) - Golf is getting younger, more global and more female, all to the delight of LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan.
RANCHO MIRAGE, California, March 29 (Reuters) - The first major of the women's golf season could lead to a changing of the guard at the top of the rankings at the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills Country Club starting on Thursday.
RANCHO MIRAGE, California, March 29 (Reuters) - While the ANA Inspiring Women in Sports Conference was underway this week, a plane flew over Mission Hills towing a banner reading: "USGA & LPGA: DUMP TRUMP".
March 29 (Reuters) - Jon Rahm may have been too tired to play a full practice round this week but there was no chance the red-hot Spanish rookie was going to skip the final pre-Masters tune-up at this week's Shell Houston Open.
March 28 (Reuters) - European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have accepted Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016-17 season, the U.S. tour said on Monday.
March 27 (Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson, fresh off his third consecutive victory and content that his form is ready for the Masters, has withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open, according to a Golf Channel report on Monday.
March 27 (Gracenote) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 1609882 2. (8) Jon Rahm (Spain) 1437325 3. (4) Ross Fisher (Britain) 774384 4. (3) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 602480 5. (79) Hideto Tanihara (Japan) 590042 6. (2) Fabrizio Zanotti (Paraguay) 585312 7. Show More Summary
March 27 (Gracenote) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 12.80 2. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 9.01 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 8.86 4. (4) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 8.19 5. (5) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.05 6. (6) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 7.74 7. (8) Adam Scott (Australia) 5.57 8. (7) Justin Thomas (U.S.) 5.56 9. (9) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.32 10. (11) Alexander No
March 27 (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim turned a close Kia Classic into a procession, charging clear for a six-stroke victory in Carslbad, California on Sunday.
March 26 (Reuters) - Jon Rahm blamed a loud noise, reported as a slamming portable toilet door, for a poor chip shot at the final hole that cost him a chance of forcing extra holes in his final against Dustin Johnson at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Sunday.
March 27 (Gracenote) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (3) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 1903 2. (1) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 1753 3. (2) Justin Thomas (U.S.) 1751 4. (7) Jon Rahm (Spain) 1256 5. (4) Adam Hadwin (Canada) 1140 6. (6) Pat Perez (U.S.) 1041 7. Show More Summary
Prevails 1-up after late Rahm rally (Adds quotes, details)
March 26 (Gracenote) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship Final 1-2 on Sunday in Austin, Texas Dustin Johnson (U.S.) beat Jon Rahm (Spain) by 1 hole
March 26 (Reuters) - American journeyman D.A. Points reaped the benefits of a recent switch to a cross-handed putting style, rolling in nine birdies on his way to a two-stroke victory at the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday.
March 26 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Rio Grande -20 D.A. Points (U.S.) 64 69 69 66 -18 Retief Goosen (South Africa) 68 67 71 64 Bryson DeChambeau (U.S.) 68 65 70 67 Bill...Show More Summary
March 26 (Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson, bidding to make golfing history, edged surprise package Hideto Tanihara of Japan 1-up to reach the WGC-Dell Match Play final in Texas on Sunday.
March 26 (Gracenote) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship Semifinal on Sunday in Austin, Texas Jon Rahm (Spain) beat Bill Haas (U.S.) 3 and 2 Dustin Johnson (U.S.) beat Hideto Tanihara (Japan) by 1 hole
March 25 (Reuters) - Chris Stroud took a one-stroke lead after the third round at the Puerto Rico Open on Saturday, declaring it was time to win a PGA Tour event. Stroud, winless in 276 starts on tour, has come close with a playoff loss in Hartford in 2013, but has never lifted a trophy.