BBC’s Roger Hearing talks to Dan Washburn, author of The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, about China’s complicated relationship with golf. This segment aired on April 9, 2015.
Listen to BBC’s Paul Henley talk to Dan Washburn below. This interview originally ran on June 21, 2014, as part of BBC World Service’s Weekend show.
“On this week’s Golf Show we hear from Dan Washburn who is an expert on golf in China, where there has been a recent boom in the sport.”
“Green fury over China’s golfing Hawaii” looks at golf development on Hainan Island — especially massive Mission Hills — from an environmental angle.