Golf promoters in China hope that local stars can help the sport take off amid challenges from the game’s costliness and Xi’s anti-corruption campaign
Following the folding of an all-Chinese professional league in 2009, the PGA Tour negotiated to start the PGA Tour China in 2014. With its inclusion of international competitors, it has better potential to funnel Chinese players to the top global tiers of the sport. One leading contender is Marty Dou, a 19-year-old who has won four of the nine tournaments he has played in this year.
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