Some were skeptical when they started calling it “Asia’s Major” back in 2005, but scan the list of entries for this week’s WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai and it’s increasingly difficult to argue the validity of that claim. PGATour.com columnist Rob Bolton points out that eight of the top 10 golfers in the world, and […]

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A quick post to notify you that I likely won’t be posting much here for the coming weeks. I do have some good excuses this time, however. This evening I am off for an eight-day trip to rural China, where I will be conducting research for my book (of which I will have some good […]

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Well, five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson would sure like to see it happen: Thomson, who captained the International team to its only victory over the Americans in The Presidents Cup, believes the time is right for the biennial series to be played in China and is urging its government and golfing officials to launch […]

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The current issue of Global Golf Post1 features a refreshingly candid interview with China-based golf instructor Cindy Reid, which may help temper some of the more pie-in-the-sky beliefs about the growth of golf here. A couple choice quotes: GGP: What is the biggest misconception about golf in China? CR: People assume that China is exploding […]

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