Despite being outlawed by the CCCP until the mid-1980s, golf in China is booming. So much so that the game’s potential for development has been talked about by some of its biggest stars. But is the infrastructure falling into place quick enough to bring success by the time golf becomes an Olympic sport in 2016?

Also, see our review of Dan Washburn's book The Forbidden Game, which details the inherent corruption of golf in China, or if you fancy a game yourself, see how we fared at Chaoyang's Kosaido Gold Club.

Graphic: the Beijinger

Visit the original source and full text: the Beijinger Blog