U.S. golfers pull out: Two U.S. golfers pulled out of the Ballantine’s Championship in South Korea on Monday due to political tensions in the area.
Ryder Cup golfers Dustin Johnson and Zach Johnson “have reached this decision following perceived unrest on the Korean peninsula,” reads a statement from the European Tour, according to Reuters.
South Korean media outlets on Sunday reported that North Korea moved missile launchers to its eastern coast.
A military source told the Yonhap News Agency that Scud missile launchers were moved there, suggesting that North Korea is looking to make preparations for a missile launch.
Authorities also said that Pyongyang moved two mid-range missiles to Wonsan and set up seven mobile missile launchers in Wonsan and South Hamgyeong Province, according to the news agency.