WATCH Dan Washburn’s Intro to ‘The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream’

Rule No. 1 when building a golf course in China: Don’t call it a golf course!

Once banned by the Communist Party for being too “bourgeois,” golf is thriving in China even though officially no golf courses have been built in the past decade.

Journalist Dan Washburn provides a fascinating insight into the country’s growth using its link with golf in his book The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream.


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