Chinese university in golf drive – BBC

 Media Images 39521000 Jpg  39521317 Golfcity203 From BBC News:

Golf lessons are going to be made compulsory for some students at one Chinese university, reports say.

The president of Xiamen University in south-east China was quoted as saying it would help produce “socially elite people with the best education”.

Golf, once frowned upon by China’s Communist Party, is now enjoyed by the country’s rich and powerful, and has grown in popularity in recent years. [Full Text]

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October 17, 2006 6:52 PM
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