Tag Archive: china

Oct 22

Golf in Wind and Rain

Wind and Rain Affect Your Golf Hit Low and Consider Not Playing at All I noticed on the news the other day that they went ahead and started an LPGA event in China just days after a typhoon roared through, Most of us have seen major thunderstorms at one time or another, and some of …

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Apr 16

China – Golf is a Go

Says It’s All Right After All Back around the mid-20th century, China and golf got off on the wrong foot. Revolutionary leader Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung in my day) connected the game to the worst characteristics of western behavior, the very things he was trying to cast out of his own society. He referred to the …

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Oct 22

China – In or Out?

China Wants to Win, But is Golf Immoral? What’s up with China these days? They usually make themselves and their national personality crystal clear. A strictly communist country with a stock market, doing business, capitalist-style, all over the world – highly competitive, loves beating the West at…absolutely anything. I mean, they love it. So, once …

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May 26

Ryder Cup in Russia

Ryder Cup in Russia – Padraig Harrington Says It’s Good for Golf The European Tour is gearing up for what has recently become an annual thrashing of the West at the Ryder Cup. It used to be something of a calm affair, but that’s no longer the case. It’s a fiercely competitive time of year, …

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Mar 31

China Cracks Down on Golf

China Sends Mixed Signals About Golf It appears that the nation of China doesn’t know precisely what to do with the game of golf. Following a ban on new development over a decade ago, small developers in individual locales began to build their own courses, sneaking them through the red tape, and trying to bring …

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Oct 03

Stacy Lewis and China

  Stacy Lewis and China – One Year Later     I can’t tell if anything has changed in Chinese golf with one year in which to mature, but Stacy Lewis has been proactive in whatever she feels is lacking in the golfing environment there – she’s taken the lead, and isn’t giving it back. …

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Oct 08

LPGA Tour Golf In China

Championship Golf and the China Thing I understand perfectly that Stacy Lewis sent out some controversial stuff after getting edged out in the Reignwood by a spectacular last-hole shot this weekend. Yes, I know, she questioned the behavior of some camera-happy Chinese fans who forgot they weren’t at a soccer match while she was trying …

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