Remember a year ago when the smog in Beijing was so bad that
Rafael Nadal nearly pulled out of the China Open tennis final, while golfers in the inaugural LPGA Reignwood Classic wore masks while they played?
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This year during the National Week holiday the weather was generally kinder, though the weather did not go unnoticed. Check out
these comments made by world number one Novak Djokovic:
Continue reading Djokovic: Beijing’s pollution “slows ball down”
The pictures of golfers wearing face masks during the Reignwood LPGA Classic this past weekend in Beijing made far bigger headlines than Feng Shanshan’s dramatic victory on home soil. But apparently there is something worse than the smog.
Chinese golf fans.
Continue reading World no. 3 says Chinese fans worse than pollution, quits Twitter
Here are some photos the LPGA won’t show you… Sandra Gal of Germany was among those wearing a face mask for Round 3 of the Reignwood LPGA Classic [UPDATE: as well as for Round 4, with
Jessica Korda and Jodi Ewart also posing wearing masks].
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Continue reading Beijing smog hits LPGA Tour event, players take action [PHOTOS]
Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old kid
who made the cut at the Masters, might be China’s most famous golfer, but Feng Shanshan is undoubtedly China’s best golfer right now (or ever, for that matter). She won the 2012 LPGA Championship to become the country’s first golfer – male or female – to win a major. More than a year later she is finally getting some recognition at home.
Chinese fans check out Stacy Lewis
Continue reading Chinese golfer stars at home