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Golf — once a forbidden game in China — is now booming there

Friday, July 18, 2014

In 1949, Mao outlawed golf in communist China, declaring it the sport of millionaires. But these days, the sport is on the rise. Dan Washburn spent more than a decade living and working in China and his new book, "The Forbidden Game," uses golf as a prism to view modern China.

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