Mind if I Play Through?

“By 2004, many of China’s hundreds of golf courses were found to be built on valuable farmland through corrupt land deals; others were using too much water in parched areas of the country. Most golf clubs were private, exclusive to businessmen who often invited local government officials. As a result, the government has shut down 111 courses — a fifth of all golf courses in China — and it’s banned construction of new courses.” NPR: China’s Government Tightens Its Grip On Golf. (We were sort of hoping they’d tighten their grip on Kim Jung Un…)

+ Slate: In most monstrous act of this or any presidency, Trump drives golf cart on green.

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