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Golf: World number one Johnson doubtful for Masters after freak fall World number one Dustin Johnson's participation in the U.S. Masters this week is in doubt after he injured his back in a freak accident, his manager David Winkle said on Wednesday.

Golf: Lexi Thompson leads first women's major as Charley Hull slips back American Lexi Thompson takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the first women's major of the season after a five-under 67 took her to 13 under.

Houston Open: Russell Henley wins to take last Masters place America's Russell Henley clinched the final place at this week's Masters in Augusta after a three-shot victory at the Houston Open.

Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Jordan Spieth wins his ninth PGA Tour title Spieth is the second youngest player to reach the landmark at 23 years and six months, a month later than 14-time major winner Tiger Woods.

Woods hits first public shots in months, no date for return Tiger Woods took his first public golf shots in over two months during an event to announce his first public course on Tuesday but the former world number one remained noncommittal about his return to competitive action.

Genesis Open: Dustin Johnson's world number one bid continues strongly Dustin Johnson's bid to become world number one continued as he is in tied second place after the first round of the Genesis Open - despite a bee sting.

Tiger woods announces his first 2017 tournament, will debut at Torrey Pines He had withdrawn after being injured while playing at the Farmers in 2015.

Tiger Woods says he will never feel great again Former World number one was forced to pull out of the Dubai Desert Classic last week after the first round due to a back spasm. He had just returned to action after recovering from a 15month layoff and two back operations.

Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players South Korean Kim Si-woo became the youngest winner of The Players Championship on Sunday when he shot a final round three-under-par 69 to clinch a three-stroke victory at the TPC Stadium course in Ponte Vedra.

Confusion over 2020 golf venue date back to bid: report After the venue was selected to host the tournament in 2012, it received approval from the International Golf Federation (IGF) but the club's policy was not included in explanatory material at that time, NHK public television said

Golf: Rumford wins first World Super 6 title in final shootout It was a sixth European Tour victory for Rumford, who turned professional the year after 17-year-old Phachara was born, and re-secured him the tour rights he lost at the end of last year.

Golf: Garcia Masters Augusta to end major drought Sergio Garcia ended nearly two decades of major heartbreak when he beat Justin Rose in a playoff to win the U.S. Masters on Sunday on what would have been the 60th birthday of his hero, the late Seve Ballesteros.