The Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour was suspended during the first round on Wednesday following the on-course death of a caddie. The caddie’s name was not released, but Dubai media reported the caddie was carrying for Anne-Lise Caudal. The Omega Dubai Ladies Masters began on Wednesday.
Eventual winner Dustin Johnson had his final round and championship put into limbo when his ball moved on the fifth green at Oakmont Country Club. After the walking rules official declared Johnson didn’t cause the ball to move, USGA officials kept looking at the footage. As Johnson was making his back-nine run toward his first major, the USGA informed Johnson that he might — might — be penalized for the ball moving.
The 12th annual World Club Championship (WCC) takes place for the first time in Thailand this week, prompting a new official name, the Amazing Kingdom of Thailand: World Club Championship 2016. Honoring one of the oldest traditions in amateur golf, the club champion, this unique event is comprised of 25 clubs from 15 countries invited from GOLF’s most recent Top 100 Courses in the World list. Each course nominates its club champion, who then selects a partner.