There are no Chinese golfers participating in The Masters this week, and perhaps that is fitting. It’s already been a rough spring for “the rich man’s game” in China. On March 30, Chinese authorities announced the closure of 66 “illegal” golf courses — roughly 10% of all courses in the country — in an […]
I’ve got a column in the July 7, 2014, issue of Golf World magazine. It’s called “China’s Quandary: Big Country Has a Small, Complicated Interest in the Game,” and unfortunately it’s not available online. You can, however, buy a digital edition on Google Play’s Newsstand for 99 cents.
As China readied to host a $7 million WGC event, local golf pros who pioneered the sport face a new reality: The party may be winding down for them.
Stories from the tournament which ended in a showdown between Mickelson and Woods.
This magazine piece on golf and the environment doesn’t discuss China, but you still may want to check it out.
My story from the September 2009 issue of Silkroad, the in-flight magazine of Hong Kong-based airline Dragonair.
My story about China’s next generation of golfing talent, from the Spring 2009 issue of Omega Lifetime magazine (Chinese edition).