Drone aerial view of the Hong Kong Golf Club greens in Fanling, Sheung Shui. Part of it is going to be taken back for public housing. Photo: Roy Issa

Why Hong Kong must rethink Fanling golf course housing plan: if not for its rich heritage then in memory of players who brought glory to the game

  • Hong Kong has put decades of hard work into making a name on the international golf circuit
  • Why take back such a stunningly beautiful area, when other options could and should be considered?
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Drone aerial view of the Hong Kong Golf Club greens in Fanling, Sheung Shui. Part of it is going to be taken back for public housing. Photo: Roy Issa
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Into the rough: Wednesday brought bad news for the Fanling golf course. Photo: Winson Wong

Why was part of Hong Kong’s Fanling golf course sacrificed for blocks of flats?

  • After years of debate which pitted the city’s elite against its poorly housed, officials have made their call
  • They could have feared outcry – or just be storing up goodwill for later
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Into the rough: Wednesday brought bad news for the Fanling golf course. Photo: Winson Wong
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