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Tiger Woods caught up in China’s war on golf

There is a very good reason for this. Mr Xi, who also holds the title of general secretary of the Communist Party of China, has declared war on the ancient game and the authorities have begun shutting golf courses almost as quickly as the mouths of political dissenters. Tiger Woods managed a top-20 finish at […]

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China’s Guan Tianlang is about to turn out to be the youngest player in Masters history

Huang Jihao/Sports Illustrated China Guan is the newest face of golf in China. A Certified AchievementI bear in mind playing in the final round [of the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which Tianlang won by a stroke to qualify for the Masters]. On the 18th hole, I was in the lead by one particular. It’s a […]

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China’s Guan Tianlang to produce US Masters history subsequent April as 1st 14-year-old to compete

Australia’s Oliver Goss, who finished third a further shot adrift, stated that Guan was “also young to be intimidated.” Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa and South Korean Noh Seung-yul both burst onto the scene although nevertheless at school, blazing a trail for the subsequent generation of Asian golfers. Ishikawa, 21, has nine Japanese Tour wins to his […]

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