CNN’s Living Golf program posted a series of stories about golf in China earlier this month. For the most part, they did a fine job and offer the viewer a decent overview of what’s going on here — or as much of an overview as you could expect in around 15 minutes. Sure there is […]

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A different look at Hainan (er, “Southern China”)

Sorry for the silence here recently. I just got out from under a variety of deadlines, including my latest story for Golf World. That piece, like several of my recent efforts, features China’s Hainan Island, perhaps the busiest place in the world in terms of golf course construction. Coincidentally, I happened upon an episode of […]

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At least according to this Bloomberg story: Mission Hills Group, owner of the world’s largest golf club, will boost investment sixfold in a golfing complex on China’s Hainan island as the nation’s economic rebound spurs a tourism and property boom. Mission Hills, based in Shenzhen, the southern city adjacent to Hong Kong, is to spend […]

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