Johnson’s back, veterans star: golf talking points

Back from Covid: World number one Dustin Johnson returns to action at the Houston Open this week

HONG KONG – The final event before next week’s coronavirus-delayed US Masters, and a major champion back in the winner’s circle feature in AFP Sport’s golf talking points:

– Houston open to fans –

With just over a week to go until the strange spectacle of an autumn US Masters, world number one Dustin Johnson will be glad to finally get back on course this week at the Houston Open.

Johnson makes his first appearance since finishing tied sixth in the US Open in September, having been forced to miss his planned Augusta warm-ups at the CJ Cup and Zozo Championship after testing positive for Covid-19.

A limited amount of spectators will be allowed this week for the first time on American soil since the US PGA Tour…

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