An ancient scroll shows China’s emperor playing golf with eunuchs in the Xuande period 15th century. The sport is not so popular with the country’s rulers these days

The Communist Party has banned it, but key figures still believe ‘golf will grow in China’ – here’s why

Golf remains an enigma on the mainland – it may be an Olympic sport but courses have been shut down and party members banned from playing

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An ancient scroll shows China’s emperor playing golf with eunuchs in the Xuande period 15th century. The sport is not so popular with the country’s rulers these days
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