From omegachinatour.com: Zhou Xunshu, the former golf course security guard, is a surprise name at No. 4 with RMB28,500. The 35-year-old finished joint-sixth in Guangzhou and tied-eighth in Xiamen, having previously only finished in the top-10 twice in the past three seasons.
Popular Chinese website Sina.com.cn mentions my coverage of the China Tour that helped lead to attention from NBC Nightly News: 美国全国广播公司(NBC)关注欧米茄中国巡回赛 欧米茄中国巡回赛举办以来已经吸引了众多国外媒体的关注。2007年，美国自由作家丹(Dan Washburn)跟踪采访了整个赛季的欧米茄中国巡回赛，其关于巡回赛的系列报道引起美国全国广播公司(NBC)的极大兴趣。
From omegachinatour.com: The show, which will air on NBC’s popular Nightly News show in the coming weeks, follows up from a series of stories by Dan Washburn highlighting the growth of the Tour and the fascinating background of many of its players.
From danwashburn.com: So my first-ever TV interview is complete, and, if edited correctly, I may end up not sounding like a complete boob — if not edited correctly, the jury is still out. Interview was with NBC Nightly News about the China Tour and golf in China. They found me through my ESPN.com stories on […]
Par for China‘s primary subject shot a 1-under 71 on Thursday and currently stands four strokes back of Taiwan’s Chan Yihshin and one stroke back of playing partner Hsu Mongnan, also of Taiwan, who is tied for second place. Zhou got a big write-up (his first) on the Omega China Tour website: Zhou Xunshu, who […]
That’s the headline of my story for ESPN.com about Omega China Tour golfer Zhou Xunshu, who I have had the pleasure of spending a considerable amount of time with over the past seven months or so. Here’s the first few paragraphs: In 1984, when China ushered in its first modern-day golf course, Zhou Xunshu was […]
Check out my latest for ESPN.com here. A taste: But while buckets of cash can build record-setting golf facilities — at 216 holes, Mission Hills is the world’s largest — and bring in top-shelf talent — the HSBC event boasted the strongest field ever assembled in Asia — such achievements do little to advance China’s […]