Golf's increasing popularity in China

The once-condemned sport is taking great strides in China where golf club membership is now highly prized.

by

    Golf was once condemned as a bourgeois pastime by Communist leaders.

    But China's new elite are taking up the game in record numbers. 

    It already boasts the world’s biggest golf playing resort and there are hundreds more courses to come if current growth forecasts are accurate.

    Rob McBride reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.