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China Golf Out of the Rough? PGA, Club Maker Honma Bet on Post-Olympic Boom

A year after China ordered public officials off the fairways in a crackdown on graft, the business of golf is betting hunger for the game among middle class fans and an Olympic medal for a home-grown star can drive the sport back to growth.
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