TV presenter Natalis Chan Pak-cheung poses for a photo with fellow members of the newly formed Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling in April. The alliance was set up amid intense debate on the use of the golf courses for housing. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong must face down golf club elite. Much more is at stake than land for housing

Philip Bowring says a government that defends the public interest would be mindful of the inequity of a private club occupying 170 hectares of prime residential land, at a time when the city is acutely short of affordable housing 

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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TV presenter Natalis Chan Pak-cheung poses for a photo with fellow members of the newly formed Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling in April. The alliance was set up amid intense debate on the use of the golf courses for housing. Photo: Winson Wong
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