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China hired Arnold Palmer’s company in 1982 to help build the nation’s first golf course during the Communist era

3 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
rnold Palmer, the golf legend who died on Sunday at age 87, recalled in a memoir that the Chinese awareness of the sport was so minimal that he had to explain to a laborer that a golf ball was not food.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.