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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That’s Greg Norman and Elin Woods, mind you. A couple days ago, Australia’s Daily Telegraph reported that the country’s highest-earning sportsman was closing his only office in Australia to “chase the Asian golfing dollar through China.” The paper continued, “[T]he design company has opened a new sales and marketing office in Beijing, China, signalling Asia […]

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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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