Tom Bedell writes:

If it sounds like a dour subject, Washburn has managed to turn it into a ripping good yarn by spotlighting three main characters: Zhou Xunshu, struggling to succeed as that rarest of entities, a Chinese tour golf professional; Martin Moore, a shaper from Florida who becomes the go-to man to construct a golf course in China, and Wang Libo, a lychee farmer on Hainan island whose life changes when golf comes to Hainan island in a big way.

The three stories are expertly intertwined.

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