Tim Marcin writes in the International Business Times:

China has stepped up efforts in 2015 to close the gap between the technical laws of the land and reality.

“China has always seemed to be very good about compartmentalizing its attitudes toward golf,” Washburn said. “You can see this big crackdown on golf on the one side, and on the other side you see some of the biggest international golf tournaments in China, you see the PGA Tour trying to move into China, all the big brands trying to make inroads into China.”