Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers spokesman Kenneth Lau says finding sufficient space for parking could be a problem for future tournaments. Photo: Winson Wong

Golf vs homes: Hong Kong’s Fanling course could keep hosting international tournaments if players and officials can satisfy organisers

  • Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers says alternative arrangements for parking and other amenities must be found after 32-hectare site is taken back for development
  • Government to study possibility of providing supporting facilities to maintain venue’s attractiveness
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Hong Kong Alliance of Golfers spokesman Kenneth Lau says finding sufficient space for parking could be a problem for future tournaments. Photo: Winson Wong
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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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