Following up on last month’s segment, CNN has once again turned its cameras on Zhou Xunshu, the peasant-farmer-turned-security-guard-turned-professional-golfer who plays a major role in my upcoming book about the development of golf in China. CNN’s latest short piece is entitled “The rise of Chongqing” — but it’s all about Zhou. To learn more about Zhou, […]

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I mentioned this on Twitter last month, but am just now finally getting around to posting about it here. Zhou Xunshu, the security-guard-turned-pro-golfer I first wrote about for ESPN.com back in 2007 and whose inspiring story plays prominently in my upcoming book, was featured on CNN in November in a piece about Chongqing (Zhou’s adopted […]

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Photos: China’s ‘golf police’ destroy tournament course

Less than one week after Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources officials announced a crackdown on illegal land use, including golf courses, government inspectors arrived at King Valley Country Club in Zhejiang province’s Anji county. Less than one week after that, bulldozers showed up and started tearing up fairways on King Valley’s tournament golf course. […]

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Profiled in GOOD magazine’s “China Issue”

Read their piece on expats in China, “Strangers in a strange land,” here. Read more from GOOD‘s “China Issue” here. This issue of GOOD will be on newsstands until early June — info on where you can purchase a copy here. The photo that accompanies my profile in GOOD was shot by award-winning Shanghai photographer […]

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