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Chinese Players May Skip LPGA Event Backed By South Korean Group

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 31 / 17

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,"...

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